LAHORE: Army got their campaign off to a winning start, registering a thumping 7-0 win over Islamabad at the 31st under-21 National Junior Hockey Championship. Sharoz Ghori contributed a hat-trick in the massive win at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore. Meanwhile, SSGC defeated Sindh 5-0 with Hafiz Rizwan scoring a treble. In another match, HEC beat Balochistan 7-0 as the goal-fest continued. Four matches will be played today with Punjab Colours taking on Pakistan Board, SSGC facing PHF Academy, while HEC clash with Wapda and Army challenging Fata.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 12th, 2012.