Intra-Region Football Tournament 2015-16 News Story

Tazmeen Fatima| Staff Correspondent TBT| Margalla Campus

Islamabad: BMI-B hosted an Intra-Region Football Tournament on November 3, 2015 in the BMI sports ground. The contest consisted of 16 teams coming from different campuses of the region including BMI-B (Margalla Campus Boys), BSS Wah, BSS-FC (Frontier Campus), BEC (Beaconhouse Educational Complex), BSS Potohar and BSS Jhelum.

On the first day, BMI-B (the defending champions from last year) faced BSS-FC (last year’s runner ups) and defeated them. Due to bad weather conditions, the semi-finals could not be held the next day and had to be postponed till November 11. The first semi-final was between BMI-B and BSS Potohar whereas the second was held between BSS Jhelum and BSS-FC. BMI-B and BSS FC made it to the final.

The chief guest for the final was Executive Director BSS North Mr Nasir Kasuri. He was joined by School Group Head (North) SGO-3 Ms Ayesha Shabbir. After a highly intense match, BMI-B emerged victorious and lifted the trophy. BSS-FC was declared the runner up and BSS Jhelum secured the third position.

The closing ceremony was held not long after. Mr Nasir Kasuri presented the awards and trophies. Essa Haider of BMI-B was given the Best Defender award. Best Player of the match was given to Burhan Niaz of BMI-B. His teammate and Captain Yasir Iqbal received the Player of the Tournament award. Ahmed Saeed of BSS-FC was declared the Best Goal Keeper while Naseer Ahmed of BMI-B and Basit Nawaz of BSS-FC were given the awards for Best Striker and Best Midfielder respectively. The ceremony concluded with Ms Ayesha Shabbir giving a souvenir to the chief guest.

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