Lahore : Three matches were played in the 5th Chief Minister Women Gold Cup Hockey Tournament at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore On Friday.
Punjab Colours routed Baluchistan 5-0 The winners scored at regular intervals. Nida Asghar had a brace while Humera Rafi, Tabarqa Tariq & Sadaf Rafi found the target once each.
The second tie between Islamabad and Sindh turned out to be the proverbial Game of Two Halves.
Sindh went ahead early; in the fifth minute through Sidra.
An interesting battle ensued but it stayed 1-0 when the half time hooter sounded.
The second half was all Islamabad. They equalised in the 33rd minute and the floodgates opened.
It was 5-1 for Islamabad at the end of 60 minutes.
Ayesha Rafiq 2, Mahjabeen Arshad 2 and Sahil Malik shared the scoring honours.
In the last match of the evening, the star studded United Women Hockey Academy trounced KPK 11-0
No less than eight players had their names on the scoring sheet:
Kalsoom Shahzadi 2, Aqeela Naseem 2, Kalsoom Naseer 2, Maira Sabir, Ayesha Bashir, Afsheen Noreen,
Sidra Hakeem, Aqsa Ijaz