LAHORE – Pakistan Air Force beat Army by 66-49 to win Neelum Jhelum Men’s National Basketball Championship which concluded here at Wapda Sports Complex.

In the final match, both PAF and Army played brilliantly but PAF?later dominated the match and won by 66-49.

The top scorers for PAF were Ahmad Jan (20), M Akhtar (18), Perim Shahzad (16) and Imran Munawar (6) while Nawazish Ali (14), Pervaiz Hussain (8), Babar Javed (8), Waheed Akhtar (5) played well for Army. In the third-fourth position match, Wapda beat Railways by 57-40 and secured the third position.

Wapda Chairman Shakil Durrani was chief guest at the closing ceremony and distributed trophies among the winners. Member Water Wapda Syed Raghib Abbas Shah, WSB President Naveed Akram Cheema, PBF President Asif Bajwa, AFP President Maj Gen (r) Akram Sahi, PKF chief M Jahangir and other sports dignitaries were also present at the occasion.