WAPDA, Punjab University Club set final date in All Pakistan Fatima Jinnah Gold Cup

June 1, 2015 Off By Web Desk

Karachi: WAPDA and Punjab University Club cruised into the final of the 3rd All Pakistan Fatima Jinnah Gold Cup Hockey Tournament underway in Multan after finishing first and second on points table.

PU Club was fourth on the points table before their match on Tuesday but they recorded a convincing 6-0 victory against Sindh in their last match of the league to earn three precious points and took their tally to 12.

Meanwhile, an exciting match between Army and Punjab (Colour) ended into a goalless draw. Both Army and PU Club managed 12 points each but the later moved into the final on better goal average. Army bagged third position.

Brilliant performance by Hina and Sehrish steered PU Club into the final. They were outstanding throughout the match and moved at will in every corner of the ground amid their brilliant dribbling and dodging. The whole match was played in Sindh’s half as PU Club got 22 penalty corners but converted none.

Naintara, Zaibunnisa, Mehreen, Samina and Fazilat saved a number of attacks in their D. For PU Club Hina completed her hat-trick scoring goals in the 14th, 39th and 51st minute respectively.

Uniza struck the first blow for PU Club in the 4th minute. Sehrish (39th min) and Iqra (58th min) scored one goal each.

Punjab (Colour) dominated the proceedings of the second match from the beginning and the tussle to take control of the ball was largely fought in Army’s area. If Punjab (Colour) girls excelled in making excellent moves, Army defended their fort effectively amid a series of attacks.