NBP thrashes SSGC to claim inaugural CNS Hockey Tourney title

Karachi: Mohammad Dilber and Bilal Qadir fired one goal each to help NBP beat SSGC by 2-0 in the summit clash of the inaugural All-Pakistan CNS Hockey Tournament here Thursday at Hockey Club of Pakistan.

Dilber put NBP ahead of SSGC in the first quarter scoring a field goal in 13th minute of the match. After two barren quarters, Bilal Qadir scored in 51st minute of the game to help NBP seal title triumph 2-0.

Earlier, PIA defeated Navy in the third place play-off by 6-3 score after the match went into penalty shoots. Regulation time ended with match locked at 2-2 score. However, PIA players dominated penalty shoots converting 4 against navy’s only one.