Mohmand and Bajaur took berth into the final after recording victories against their respective rivals in the semi-finals of the ongoing Inter-Madrasa Games of the Merged Tribal Area being played here at Peshawar Sports Complex on Friday.
There were thundering applause from the sitting spectators during the closely contested matches part of the Inter-Madrasa Games wherein more than 800 Madrasa students are taking part in seven different Games. In the first semi-final, Mohmand recorded victory against the strong Khyber District team in a thrilling 2-1 encounter. Mohamad won the first pull but failed to click in the second won by Khyber District. When the two sides were locked 1-1, it was the third and decisive set when Mohmand marched into victory after a tough fight.
In the second semi-final Bajaur District defeated Khurram by 2-1. Khurram won the first pull but failed to click in the remaining two pulls wherein Bajaur won the semi-finals and qualified for the grand final. The final will be played on Saturday between Mohmand and Bajaur.
Director Sports Merged Area Pir Abdullah Shah was the chief guest who witnessed the matches. Assistant Director Admin Awan Hussain, District Sports Officer Fazal Akbar Khilji, DSO Amjad Hussain, District Sports Officer Saeed Akhtar, Dis-trict Sports Officer Noora Wazir, DSO Raheed Gul, Khursheed Iqbal and other personalities were present on the occasion.—APP