Lahore, November 06, 2019 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Women’s Baseball Team leaves for China to participate in the 2nd Asian Women’s Baseball Championship. The championship will be played from November 9 to 16 in the city of Zhongshan, China.
According to Syed Fakhr Ali Shah, President of Pakistan Federation Baseball, Pakistan Women’s Baseball Team departs for Zhongshan China to participate in the 2nd Asian Women’s Baseball Championship. Event scheduled to be held from November 9 to November 15, 2019. Teams from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Philippines and India are participating in the tournament.
The teams are divided into two groups, Syed Fakhr Ali Shah said. Group A comprises teams from Japan, China, India and Pakistan, while Group B includes teams from Taiwan, Korea, Hong and the Philippines. The Pakistan team will play its first match against China on the 9th, second match against Japan on the 10th and third match against India on the 11th. After that, from 13th November, Consolation Round and Super Round matches will be played.
Before leaving, a group photo session of Pakistan Women’s Baseball team took place. Rao Zahid Qayyum Vice Chairman Sports Board Punjab was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Pakistan Federation Baseball President Syed Fakhr Ali Shah welcomed the guest. Pakistan Women Baseball Players, Team Leader Muhammad Hamood Lakhvi, Team Manager Mrs. Hummera Kamran, Team Coaches Tariq Nadeem and Ahsan Farid were also present. Other guests included Steve De Vos, president and founder of Global Sports Partners, and Josh Germany, the representative.
Pakistan team is led by Minahil Ahmed while Aisha Kiran is the Vice Captain of the team. The other players are Rabia Karim, Amna Javed, Najma Bibi, Bakhtawar Iqbal, Maria Nazir Cheema, Rahat Zainab, Roheed Akhtar, Zoya Sattar, Saman, Aqeela Zafar, Mehvish Ghulam, Sumba, Nida Akram, Hoorain Hafeez and Rabia Basri.
Speaking on the occasion, President of Pakistan Federation Baseball, Syed Fakhr Ali Shah said that the Federation was doing a lot of work for women baseball in the country and this is the result that Pakistan Women’s Baseball Team is going to China for the participation in 2nd Asian Women’s Baseball Champion. The top 2 teams of the tournament will qualify for the Women’s Baseball World Cup.
For more information, contact:
Pakistan Federation Baseball
Punjab Stadium, Ferozepur Road,
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