Trials of the Under-16 Talent Hunt Schemes have completed in Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Lakki Marwat, Kohat, North Waziristan, Tank and Orakzai districts.
A good number of players turned up for the trials in seven male and four female games and the short-listed probables would be provided further training and coaching by qualified coaches.
The players including table tennis, volleyball, hockey, athletics, volleyball and football were held. The hundreds of athletes in each district took part in the trials, chief selector and former international player Shafqat Ullah Khan, selector Nadeem Khan, Ibrahim etc monitored the performance of the players before short-listing them.
Shafqat Ullah said that every player was given equal opportunities without any discrimination and the coaches of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Directorate General of Sports thoroughly witnessed their performance before selection.
He said the representatives of the local associations of each game were there alongside the selection committee constituted by the Directorate General Sports.—APP