Pakistan, Islamabad, December 29, 2011
Khan Research Laboratory (KRL) has won the 8th Pakistan Premier Football League-2011 (PPFL-2011) title in Islamabad today and finished their campaign with 77 points in 30 matches while Afghan FC Chaman and Army finished third spot respectively with 57 each. Afghan FC Chaman was declared second on goal average basis.
According to the press release issued here by Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), WAPDA secured fourth place with 52 points while KESC finished in fifth (51 points). Muslim FC Chaman (51) finished sixth, followed by PIA (49), NBP (45) HBL (both 40 pts) in seventh, eighth and ninth places respectively.
Navy finish tenth. PAF, KPT, Baloch FC Noushki and PMC ATH FC ended on 11th, 12th and 13th place respectively and while PMC ATH FC was 14th., Ambassador, High Commission of Argentina, Senator Abdul Rahim Mandokhail and Lt. Col ® Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi, General Secretary PFF, was chief guest of the match and presented cash awards and trophies to the teams and players. KRL lifted the winning trophy and gold medals in addition to Rs 700,000 while their last edition’s winners Afghan FC Chaman had to be content with silver medals and Rs 500,000. Army got bronze medals and Rs 400,000.
Afghan FC captain and striker Jadeed Khan was adjusted the maximum goal scorer with 22 goals and pocketed 100, 000/-PIA, best goal keeper of the league Mr. Jaffer Khan of Pak Army pocketed 100, 000/-, best player of the league pocketed Samar Ishaq of KRL pocketed 150, 000/-. In order to promote sportsmanship, the PFF Chief also decided to hand over Rs 100,000 to winner of the Fair Play trophy; PIA.
Best referee of the league was awarded to Waheed Murad for 100, 000/-, Best Assistant Referee of the league Adnan Anjum with 50, 000/- award and the best match commissioner of the league was given to Mr. Muhammad Zaman Khan from Islamabad/Rawalpindi Centre with award of Rs. 100,000/-.
The KRL lifted second title in year 2011 of National Challenge Cup-2011 under the supervision of National Coach, U. F. Tariq