Sports: Hockey: Azfar scores hat-trick as Noor Khan XI wins

September 12, 2014 Off By Web Desk

Karachi: Azfar Yaqoob scored a brilliant hat-trick and helped Noor Khan XI record a convincing 5-1 victory against Ghulam Rasool XI in Peace Hockey Tournament organized by Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) at the Johar Town Hockey Stadium in Lahore on Saturday.

Azfar scored three beautiful field goals in 8th, 12th and 14th minutes to put his side 3-0 up. Mohammad Awais added another for the side in the 24th minute.

Osama Butt scored one for Ghulam Rasool XI to make 4-1 in the 47th minute but Mohammad Zubair scored the fifth for Noor Khan XI 53rd minute to quash any hope of their opponent’s recovery in the match.

The second match of the day played between Munir Dar XI and Brig Atif XI ended in a 1-1 draw. Munir Dar XI slammed the first goal on a penalty corner through Saleem Nazim in the 27th minute. But Brig Atif XI was quick to level arrears when Mohammad Zeeshan successfully converted a penalty corner in the very next minute.

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