Pakistan won Silver in Asian men’s Netball Championship, Gold goes to India

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Mudassar Arain, President, Pakistan Netball Federation (PNF) has informed that 5th day of Asian Men’s Netball Championship 2017, the following matches were played for 3rd Position and Grand Final Match.
Final match was played between Pakistan and India teams. After trilling finish India won the match by 51-50 goals and secured 1st position, while Pakistan got silver medal in this mega event. Pakistan dominate in first three quarters by scoring, 13-11(1st Quarter), 25-23 (2nd Quarter), 40-36 (3rd Quarter) and finish the last quarter by 51-50 goals in favor of India.
Pakistan Netball team
3rd Position match was played between Singapore and Malaysia team. Singapore the won by 50-48 goals and secured 3rd position.
Pakistan Netball team will coming back to the Karachi Airport at 3:30 pm on Monday.
Zafar Iqbal Awan, Chairman, PNF, Mudassar Arain, President, PNF and Muhammad Riaz Secretary, PNF congratulation to Pakistan Netball team for winning Silver medal in Asian netball Championship 2017.

In what can be considered a thrilling encounter, the Indian national netball team has managed to overcome arch-rivals Pakistan in the finals of the Asian Netball Championships by the narrowest of margins.

The Indian side ended up victors by a scoreline of 51-50 and hence beat Pakistan, closing out brilliantly to lift the coveted trophy. India have never before won the tournament, making this particular victory against their bitter rivals even sweeter.

The encounter was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and the round robin format pitted India against Pakistan earlier on in the competition as well where Pakistan were victorious.

India were not considered big favourites to achieve victory in the tournament, but battled it out across various stages of the competition to finally reach the final. Of all the Asian teams involved in the tournament, Pakistan led the way comprehensively with a total of 16 points and a win over India. India were second overall with 13 points, their defeat coming at the hands of their arch-rivals.

In the final, however, the tables turned and India put in a spirited performance till the very end where they held their nerve and managed to scrape through and realise a famous win against their age-old rivals.

Hockey and cricket generally come to mind when an Indo-Pak sporting rivalry is mentioned but this time Netball grabbed all attention.

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