News Room | 01 December 2013

All Landi Kotal Inter-School Football Tournament organized by FRD and RAHA-UNHCR

As part of the cultural and youth events project, intended to promote the peaceful coexistence and harmony amongst the host and the refugee community, a foot ball tournament was organized by FRD and RAHA at Landi Kotal.
The Political Tehsildar was the Chief Guest for the event. It was 1 week tournament and 14 teams participated in this tournament namely Govt. High School Zantra, Govt. High School Mahmat Khan Kalay, Govt. High School Ghafoor Khan Kalay, Shinwari Model School, Hira Public School, Shinwari Public School, Forward Children Academy, Rising Public School, Universal Public School, Muslim Public School, Grammar House Public School, Khushal Public School and Khyber Model Public School. 

Government High School, Hira Public School, Shinwari Publlic School and Universal Public School were able to make their positions for semifinals. The first semi-final was played between Government High School and Hira Public School which was won by Hira Public School by 2 goals against 1. The second semi-final was played between Shinwari Model School and Universal Public School. This match was won by Universal Public School by penalty shootout. 

Final match was played between Hira Public School and Universal Public was a close contest and no team managed to score within the allotted time. The match was decided by the penalty shootout. Hira Public school won the match by scoring more goals in the penalty shootout. Hundreds of local tribesman and students of the school were present in the ground to support their teams. Media persons were also there for the event coverage. 

At the end, Prizes were distributed among the winning team players and runner up team players by Political Tehsildar and FRD project coordinator. Football kits were also gifted to four best teams.

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