Karachi Clinched SSB Boxing title with 7 Gold and 2 Silver medals.

KARACHI -- Karachi won 7 gold and 2 silver medals in Sindh Sports Board Inter Division Ranking Boxing Championship. Shaheed Benazirabad got second position with 2 gold and 3 silver medals while Mirpurkhas got third with 1 gold and 2 silver medals. The two-day championship was played at Ali Muhammad Qambrani Boxing Stadium Lyari under the auspices of Sindh Boxing Association in collaboration with Sindh Sports Board. In the finals, Zeb Rashid defeated Talha by 3-0 in the 49kg weight class, Majid Ali defeated Khalid Khan by 2-1 in the 52kg category and Asim Khan defeated Wasif by 3-0 in the 56kg weight class, in 60 kg Owais defeated Sharif Khan by three, in 64 kg Najad Ali defeated Haider Ali by 3- 0, in 69 kg Umar Khan defeated Shaheen Shah by 3-0 and in 75 kg Shahzeb defeated Hameed by 2-1. In 81 kg category Ilyas defeated Qanbar Ali with 3-0, in 91 kg Qaisar Qalandar defeated Noor Ali by 3-0 and in 91 kg Yasir Jamil defeated Imran Ali by 3-0 to win the gold medal. Deputy Commissioner South Irshad Ali Sodhar, the special guest of the championship's final, distributed prizes among the players and officials. Addressing the awards ceremony, Deputy Commissioner South Irshad Ali Sodhar said that Karachiites are peace loving and sports loving. He said that hosting the inter-divisional boxing championship would not only help in highlighting the positive aspects of the city of Karachi but also promote the sport of boxing in the province. Events...

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