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Quetta Corps wins Army Boxing Championship

Multan—Corps Commander Multan Lt Gen Shafqaat Ahmed said on Wednesday that Pakistan army had significant role in promotion of sports in the country.

While addressing a prize distribution ceremony of Pakistan Army Boxing Championship 2012 at Multan Garrison, the Corps Commander Lt General Shafqaat Ahmed said Boxing was part of training of Pakistan Army. He said Pakistan army feel pride in its efforts for promotion of sports in the country. He said participation of army players in national teams of different sports is proof of its professional approach.

He also urged the sponsors to play their effective role in promoting different sports as their role is also of vital importance for uplift of sports activities.

In Pakistan Army Boxing Championship 2012, as many as 169 players from different nine teams participated in the event. According to results, Quetta Corps remained at top with 19 points and picked up trophy. Similarly, Gujranwala Corps and Rawalpindi Corps remained second and third respectively.

The fourth and fifth position went to Multan Corps and Karachi Corps respectively.

The prize of best Bout was received by Sajjad from Multan Corps. Similarly, Faisal Karim from Gujranwala Corps was declared best boxer.—APP

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