KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Member Customs Zahid Khokhar has said that the Customs department is also playing vital role in sports section and soon Customs’ players will be playing in national teams.
Member Customs Zahid Khokhar, who was the chief guest of the event, said this after a friendly hockey match played between Junaid Shah Eleven and Iftikhar Ahmed Eleven. The match was organized by the Karachi Hockey Association (KHA) and the Customs Prventive Club (CPC) at the Customs Sports complex Karachi.
On the outclass win of the Iftikhar Ahmed Eleven comprising over customs player, Zahid Khokhar hailed the performance and appreciated the players of the both teams. After awarding the trophy to the winning team, the Member Customs expressed satisfaction over the performance of the team.
In past, many players remained part of national teams and performed their best for the sake of country, so many times, players from the Customs brought medals including gold in different games and soon customs players will again join national teams and will serve the country, said Khokhar.
He said Customs is keen to provide healthy environment to its players and not only in hockey but also in different games, the department is working harder to produce world class players.
Earlier, the match played was easily won by Custom team by 4-2. From Iftikhar Ahmed Eleven, the captain of the team Muhammad Ali Khan managed 2 goals whereas Olympian Waseem Feroz and Anus scored one goal respectively.
Collector Custom Preventive Iftikhar Ahmed was also present on the occasion who lauded players for their best performance.