Diamond Jubilee Polo Tournament underway in Yasin valley

Diamond Jubilee Polo Tournament underway in Yasin valley

Yasin: Six teams from Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral are participating in the first Diamond Jubilee Cup Polo Tournament.

Organized by the Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board for Pakistan, the tournament is part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the current Aga Khan’s sixty years of Imamat (leadership).

On first day of the tournament, Chitral dominated, by defeating polo teams from Hunza and Gilgit. Team Hunza couldn’t score a single goal against Upper Chitral’s 9 goals, while Gilgit was able to score one goal only, against Lower Chitral’s 9 goals.

The opening ceremony of the tournament was attended, among thousands of others, by MLA Raja Jahazaib and Shahmez Mukhi, the Chairman of AKYSB,P.

Photo: Karim Shah Niazri

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