PNF to select national team from 14th Netball Championship

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Netball Federation (PNF) will be picking-up players for the national team from the 14th National Men Netball Championship to be held here at the Hamidi Hall of Pakistan Sports Complex from May 21 to 24.

Mudassar Arain, Secretary, PNF informed that the championship is being organized in collaboration with the Pakistan Sports Board. “All affiliated units including Army, Air Force, Navy, Police, Wapda, Railways, High Education Commission (HEC), Baluchistan, Sindh, KPK, Punjab, Islamabad, Fata, AJK, LUMS University, LGS and TCS will be participating in the mega event. However Pakistan Army is the defending champion,” he said.

He said the organizing committee will provide ta/da’s to all participating teams excluded department as per PNF Rules. “The organizing committee will also give trophies, shields, medals, certificates and other prizes among the position holder teams and players,” he said.

He said the President, PNF Zafar Iqbal Awan has approved the “Rules &Technical Committee” for this championship which comprise Malik Sameen Khan (Chairman) and members Mudassar Arain, Muhammad Rizwan, Miss Nadia Chamkani, Major (R) Muhammad Saleem, Maqbool Ahmed and Syed Toqeer Ahmed.

He said the Manger’s meeting will also be held on May 20 at Hamidi Hall.”PNF will also select players for National team who will take part in International Men Netball Championship 2015 at Malaysia,” he said.