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WAPDA trials for young cricketers on November 28 at Lahore

Lahore, November 24, 2016 (PPI-OT): The trials for selection of young cricketers will be held on November 28, 2016 (Monday) at WAPDA Sports Complex, Chungi Amar Sadhu, Ferozepur Road, Lahore, under “Focus on Fitness and Fielding (FFF)” scheme being introduced by WAPDA in a bid to elevate fielding standard in cricket of the country. Young boys from 16 to 19 years of age are eligible to appear in the trials.

WAPDA introduced FFF scheme as one of its initiatives last year.

Under WAPDA FFF scheme, as many as 40 young cricketers will be selected from across the country this year. Prior to trials at Lahore, WAPDA Sports Board has already organized these trials in seven other cities including Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Multan, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and Faisalabad during October and November for the purpose.

The 40-selected young cricketers will be invited to join a 4-day coaching camp at Lahore, where they would be imparted training by WAPDA Sports Board coaches to improve their fitness as well as fielding skills with the help of latest techniques. On conclusion of the camp, the best fielder will be awarded a cash prize of fifty thousand rupees, while four other players securing second to fifth positions will be given twenty five thousand each.

For more information, contact:
Director Public Relations
Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)
G-32, WAPDA House, Lahore
Tel: +92-42-99202633
Fax: +92-42-99203144
Cell: +92-333-4458293
Email: mabidrana@gmail.com
Website: www.wapda.gov.pk

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