NBP football cup:PAF beat HBL 3-0

LAHORE: Pakistan Air Force opened their mission National Bank of Pakistan with a 3-0 win over Habib Bank Limited at Bohranwali Ground,Faisalabad on Thursday. It was the clash between two former National Champions of 80s, Pakistan Air Force and Habib Bank Limited that yielded all theee goals in the first session,said the information made available here. HBL failed to create any impression. It was Group B clash where other two teams are holders Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) and first timer Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL)PAF completely dominated the first session and their repeated attacks allowed them the opener in the 24th minute when midfielder Muhammad Arif Nawaz steered the ball into the net from close range.Nawaz is the player from Toba Tek Singh while Kohat-born Amir Khan gave tense moments to bankers with the second in the 30th minute. It was all over when Irfan Ali hit the back of the net in the 36th minute.Matches for Friday, PIA v Pakistan Television (Bohranwali Ground 2 PM), ZTBL v KRL (PMC Ground 2 PM), KPT v Police (PMC Ground 4 PM). – APP