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PIA beats Railways 10-3, National Bank beats Police 6-0

Lahore : In the 63rd Zaitoon National Hockey Championships at National Hockey Stadium, Lahore, it was the last day of the matches in the Pool A of the Super League.PIA and National Bank qualified from this pool.PIA defeated Railways 10-3 and National Bank defeated Police 6-0.
On Sunday, the last two matches of Pool B are scheduled:

Army vs Sui Northern (SNGPL) at 11:30 AM
WAPDA vs Sui Southern (SSGC) at 2:00 PM
BIG WINS FOR BIG TEAMS- PIA & National Bank hammer Railways & Police
It was the last day of the Pool A matches of the Super League.
PIA 10  Railways 3
The match between PIA, studded with past and present internationals, and the young and very inexperienced Railways side was a proverbial match of two halves.
After quite an even first half, PIA, went on a rampage.
It was 3-2  after the first 30 minutes. The two time defending champions added seven goals while the hapless railways boys could score only one more.
The opening half saw a very entertaining game with both the sides playing attacking hockey. All five goals came via open play. Railways surprised by going ahead in the seventh minute. Within two minutes, PIA went ahead with goals scored in rapid succession.
The railways youngsters made it 2-2 in the 21st minute but before the first half hooter, PIA were again in front.
The PIA side, who have been playing together for a long time, employed all their experience in the second half to wreak havoc on the railways. Displaying very effective one touch passing game most of the time, they found the target regularly. Six of the seven PIA goals in this half were through open play, three of them coming in the last five minutes.
Final Score: PIA 10 Railways 3
PIA: Haseem 3 (8′, 41′,58′) AwaisurRahman 2 (26′, 60′), Imran Khan (9′), Yasir Islam (44′), Kashif Ali (50′), Zubair (54′), Waqas Akbar (55′)
Railways: Sheheryar 2 (7′,57′) Jamal (21′)
National Bank of Pakistan 6  Police 0
National Bank also gave police a hockey lesson.
The bankers were very clinical in their approach right from the beginning.  NBP, has eight members of Pakistan’s under 21 squad. This national under 21 squad gained a lot of international exposure in  2016. Till only a couple of weeks before these nationals, they were in the final phase of preparation for the Junior World Cup.
Like PIA, the bankers also showed no mercy to the opponents.
They dominated throughout with well orchestrated moves and were four goals up in the first half.
NBP couldnt add to their tally in the first 20 minutes after the resumption of the play. However, they rediscovered the scoring touch in the last 10 minutes and had two more goals to make it a tennis score. Four goals came via open play and the other two through penalty corners
National Bank: Ammad Butt 2 (6′,58′), Abu Bakr (10′), Aamer Alin(19′), Arslan Qadir (26′), Dilber (52′)
On Sunday, the last two matches of Pool B of Super League would see all the four teams of this pool in action.
Pool B Points: SSGC 6, WAPDA 4, Army 1, SSGC 0
Army vs Sui Northern (SNGPL) at 11:30 AM
WAPDA vs Sui Southern (SSGC) at 2:00 PM

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