FAISALABAD - The National Basketball Women Championship will be played at Government Islamia College for Women Eidgah Road here from October 9 to 13. District Sports Officer Tariq Nazir said here on Friday that the District Sports Committee in collaboration with District Basketball Association (DBA) will sponsor the championship in which more than 13 teams from Pakistan Army, Wapda, Pakistan Railways, Higher Education Commission (HEC), Karachi, Quetta, Peshawar, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Sargodha, Multan and Faisalabad will participate in the prestigious event. Draws for championship will be held at 9am in Crescent Sports Complex on Oct 8, he added. “The purpose of holding the national championship is to provide players opportunities to excel at national level,” he said.