In preparation for the Syed Liaquat Ali Shah Memorial Football Tournament, named after the late Senior Vice Chairman of Karachi Zonal FA West who died last month, 8 teams of U16 age bracket will take part from Zone West region.
2 teams from Baldia Town, and one each from Kemari, Mauripur, Orangi, Banaras, Old Golimar, and Garden will be taking part in this memorial tournament for U16 teams.
Secretary West Rahim Bakhsh has directed the members of Zone West to prepare teams for this tournament. Baldia Town resident and member Zone West, Iqbal Minhas, has been named coordinator for the event while former international Ayub Alam will head a selection committee that will supervise the trials. Other members of the selection committee include international star Farooq Shah (NBP), Saleem Faiz, and Fazal Baloch.
Open trials will be held from 10 April 2011 from 3:30 PM onwards at Young Noorani Ground, Baldia Town No. 7. Players born on or after 1 January 1995 will be allowed to take part in trials for their selection. All aspiring players are requested to bring their ‘B’ Form to prove their ages and report themselves to Iqbal Minhas for taking part in trials.
The top 3 teams from the Syed Liaquat Ali Shah Memorial Tournament will then represent Zone West in the KESC U16 Football Tournament to be scheduled in coming months.