IIUI holds football and cricket finals amid sports gala

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IIUI holds football and cricket finals amid sports gala

ISLAMABAD, Oct 24 (DNA): An enthralled final of the Sports Gala 2023
cricket tournament at the international Islamic University (IIU)
concluded here at university as its title was clinched by Faculty of
Languages and Literature (FLL) as it defeated Faculty of Management 
Science.

In addition, the football title was clinched by the Faculty of
Engineering & Technology, while Arabic was Runner-up.

The sports gala is being organized by the Directorate of Students
Advisor and cricket and football tournament was part of the other
activities of more than 30 other sports competitions. The Sports Gala is
being organized by the sports section of the Directorate of Students’
Affairs.

As many as 1000 students from 11 faculties of universities are
participating in it that will conclude on 25th of October. The games
include competitions of tug of war, table tennis, badminton, volleyball,
basketball, cricket, football, hockey, chess and competitions of
athletics.

The cricket match was graced by All Pakistan Newspapers and Electronic
Media Employees Confederation (APNEC), senior sports journalist Zahid
Farooq Malik and Syed Mujtaba Rizwan.

Siddque Anzar said on the occasion that IIUI sports gala is a remarkable
event and IIUI is one of the prestigious institutions that has many
distinctions. He also stressed that sports activities must be promoted
as these are vital for mental and physical health of youth.

He appreciated the efforts of IIUI management for organizing a
constructive event. Zahid Farooq Malik was the commentator of the match
who highlighted the importance of the sports activities as well.

Earlier, the football match was graced by President FUTSAL Association
and famous journalist who announced that he will be happy to offer
training to the winning faculty through Pakistan Sports Board.  He
highlighted the importance of sports in education and practical life.

Dr. Ghufran Ali Khan Students Advisor and Dr. Khalid Chaudhary
Incharge sports were also present on the occasion. DNA