Karachi: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, a cricket match was organized under the auspices of Sports Journalists Association of Sindh (SJAS) to raise awareness on “Empowering Women through Sports”.
Media Friends XI batted first and scored 80 runs without loss. In pursuit of the target, SJAS Friends XI lost course and reached 74 runs.
At the end of the match, Dr. Farah Issa Abdullah, Founder of Dr. Issa Lab and Diagnostic Center and Dr. Farah Academy, along with President of SJAS Asif Khan and Secretary Shahid Saati distributed prizes and certificates among the players. The captain of the winning team Qudsia Raja received the winner while Kulsoom Jahan received the runner-up trophy.
On this occasion, Dr. Farah termed the conduct of the match a good attempt to build self-confidence amongst women. She added that SJAS did a great job by bringing women journalists, engrossed in professional responsibilities, on the playing field. Dr Farah said We today activity took her back to her childhood, due to the busy schedule they do not get a chance to play. President of SJAS Asif Khan and Secretary Shahid Saati, while congratulating the winning team, said that the performance of SJAS Friends XI, without proper coaching had been excellent. They added when two teams come face to face, only one of them wins.