Lahore, November 10, 2012 (PPI-OT): Pakistan on Saturday ripped apart Nepal with 15-0 thrashing in Punjab International Sports Festival encounter here on Model Town ground before a big audience. Pakistan kept Nepal under persistent pressure throughout the play and rocked them with scoring goals one after the other.
The home side demonstrated a higher level of skills in the game to enjoy all time supremacy over its rivals in the play and led the game 3-0 at the end of the first innings. Sumair Zawar was the pick of the home teams players and shone with three scores followed by two each from Asif Mushtaq, Usman Azim, Umair Bhatti , Zubair Nawaz, Zaheer Bashir as Ahsan Baig and shared one score apiece to dump their ever struggling opponents. Secretary, Pakistan Baseball Federation, Syed Khawar Shah was the chief guest on the occasion and he was introduced with both the teams before the start of the play.
In international football Yemen hardly defeated Mongolia 1-0 as both the teams played an empty first half at Punjab stadium. Defensive tactics and longtime ball possession confined the game to the mid field most of the play.
The match between two equally balanced teams failed to produce and sparkle or dazzling moves by either side for the disappointment a handful crowd. The second half produced some quality play as Yemen went all out to hunt a goal and their desperate efforts bore early in the half in 61st minute when Akram Ali showcased his talent with a swift shot which beat the onrushing goalkeeper.
In international Ju jitsu Pakistan ended the day with two victories to maintain its fine run in the event.Asim Moeen and Mohammad Ali led their country to success in their respective bouts by exhibiting finer points of the game superior technique. Asim Moeen of Pakistan beat So sang Boem of South Korea, Yang Hyengju defeated Ajbekov of Kyrgyztan.
Yasan Ali Nabizo of Iran outplayed Siaf Khuder of Iraq and Mohammed Ali of Pakistan beat Husain Mohammed of Iraq. In international kabaddi, two matches were decided in which Pakistan (Punjab) and India fashioned out victories against their respective rivals. Pakistan Punjab defeated Afghanistan 73-40.
The winning teams main point getters were Imtiaz Alam, M .Ashfaq, Khalid Bhatti, Akmal Dogar, Waqas Butt, Rana Naeem, Mohsin Naseer, Mansha, Neeem Jutt, Asif Mola, Waqas Gujjar, Arslan Aslam Dogar and Saifullah. In the second match: India beat Nepal 47-20.Pakistan Punjab defeated Afghanistan 73-40.
The Indian teams main scorers were: Sukhveer Singh,Gorlal Singh,Sukhder Singh, Lakhwinder Singh, Gagnandeep Singh, Malvinder Singh, Harjinder Singh, Guwinder Singh, Gurjeet Singh, Balraj Singh, Yadwinder Singh, Vilveer Singh, Gurjeet Singh and Balram Singh.
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