Brilliant Aitchison wins Jafar Championship 5-2

Mehar Dil scored a brace as Aitchison College defeated Government Lab Model High School, Sargodha 5-2 in the final of the 53rd Jaffar Memorial Inter-school Hockey Tournament here at the Aitchison College Jafar Memorial Hockey Pitch on Wednesday.

In the final, Government Lab Model High School took the lead as Shahzaib scored in the 17th minute, which the Aitchison College equalised through Mohammad Essa in the 19th.  Aitchison College made it 2-1 through Mehar in the 28th and forged ahead 3-1 when he struck his second goal in the 39th. On the offensive, Aitchison College made it 4-1 in the 44th when young Zunair smashed a goal and one minute later Mohammad Faisal pumped in one giving his team a commanding 5-1 lead.In the 53rd minute, the Government Lab Model High School struck a consolation goal through Mubashir. Aitchison last won the trophy in 2019 after losing the final in 2021. It was not held in 2020 owing to the pandemic. Aitchison's hockey program is clearly producing outstanding teams.