KARACHI, (Pakistan Point News - 11th Jan, 2017 ) The four-day HEC Inter-University Football tournament (Zone G) commenced here at 16-star Football Ground F.B. Area with Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) being the host for the first time, an official of the institution said on Wednesday. Inaugurating the tournament, Registrar SSUET Syed Sarfraz Ali described sports activities in educational institutions as most imperative as, according to him, only a healthy generation proves itself the best asset for the country.
In the opening match, IOBM University defeated SSUET 4-3 on penalty shoot out as the encounter remained 2-2 till end and both teams were allowed 5-5 penalty shoots to make the match decisive. In other matched, PEMSAT beat Dow University 5-4 on penalty kicks, Iqra University overpowered Sindh Madressatul Islam 5-1 and Agha Khan overcame Dawood University 3-1. In all, 15 teams are taking part in the tournament being held on knock out basis with final to be held on January 14.