By Rafiullah Mandokhail,
QUETTA: All Balochistan 2nd Kick Boxing Championship 2019 concluded with an impressive ceremony held in the provincial capital Quetta. The championship was organized by Balochistan Kick Boxing Association, where 230 kick boxers from ten districts of Balochistan including Quetta, Zhob, Pishin, Loralai, Sibbi, Naseerabad, Noshki and Harnai participated in the competitions. Quetta team dominated the three-day championship.
Hamza King Fu To’a Karate academy team supervised by instructor Anwer Jan Afridi also showed its performance as the team could and won five medals. But Afridi held the lack of recourses responsible for the poor performance of the players at provincial level.
“Due to lack of resources and lack of elected representative’s interest in sports, the entire team of Zhob could not contest in the event,” he lamented.
Assistant Director Sports Muhammad Asif Langov was the chief guest of the final event. President Balochistan Kickboxing Association and Pakistan Kickboxing Federation Samiullah Kakar, Chairman Balochistan Kickboxing Association and Secretary General Pakistan Kickboxing Federation Mansoor Ahmed Durrani, Director Youth Affairs Muhammad Afzal Sulehri, President Balochistan Olympic Association Sher Muhammad Tareen, Malik Afzal Awan and Haji Mehmood Dummar also attended the final event.
Addressing on the occasion the chief guest said that the youth in Balochistan have budding talent that need to be flourished.
“The sports activities are extremely important for youth as the sports play an important role in setting up a healthy society.” He added.
The chief guest also gave away trophies, cash prizes and certificates to the winner and runner teams and other position holder players.