Islamabad: Twin cities saw a fantastic football championship final last Saturday between two teams, but Jhelum Stallion seized the moment and won the 6th Urtasker Football Championship on penalty kicks, sponsored by Burj Yaqub Jhelum, and in collaboration with World Group & Leisure Leagues.
A 2-1 win on penalties against The Markhor was enough for Jhelum Stallion to clinch the title in the championship. There were 12 pool matches among 8 teams, and the qualifiers played the semifinals and final. The other teams included; Pindi Badshah, Black Panther, Digital Squad, New Yorkers, Urtasker Hawks, and Urtasker United.
Ch. Ghulam Ahmed Zamurrad (Chairman, Burj Yaqub, Jhelum) was the Chief Guest of the ceremony. He appreciated the efforts of Urtasker to bring the game of football into the limelight and organized such a thrilling contest. He further said that these events are imperative for improving mental and physical health and showed his resolve to support these events in the future.
Mr. Omer Riaz (CEO, Urtasker) thanked Chairman Burj Yaqub for joining and promoting the game of football in Pakistan and letting the young players showcase their talent in team management, execution, and planning. They vowed to arrange more athletic events in the future to encourage the culture of sports in Pakistan.
Mr. Zeehsan Riaz (COO, Urtasker) expressed his gratitude towards the World Group and Leisure Leagues for their collaboration and support throughout the championship to make it a great success.
Moreover, Urtasker also organized side games for females to demonstrate their sporty talent to showcase their athleticism. The other sponsors included; TechBlink, Claim Care, Inventooly, U Control Billing, and Scale Brand.
Urtasker Pvt. Ltd., a multinational eCommerce consulting agency, is among the few companies in Pakistan that emphasize and boost sports activities among their employees in collaboration with other stakeholders.