KARACHI: Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) came up with outstanding performance in the All-Karachi Inter-University Sports Gala.
An official of the institution said here on Saturday that the SSUET clinched the second top position in the event organized by Pakistan Marine Academy by bagging three golds out of five in which the university took part.
He stated that SSUET won the gold medals in Hockey, Football and Volley Ball but crumbled in semi-finals of Cricket and Basket Ball.
The Sports Gala was held at the spacious Pakistan Marine Academy’s complex at Hawksbay and was participated by Karachi’s 18 universities. The universities took part in eight male and six female competitions with SSUET having taken part in five competitions of hockey, football, Volleyball, Basketball and Cricket-winning gold medal in three cotests.
In the hockey final, SSUET easily trounced PNEC 3-1 with Nadeem Akram, Taha Raza and Anis Siddiqi scoring the goals.
In Volleyball, none of the university could stand before SSUET which defeated Dow in the final.
In Football, SSUET won the title by overpowering AKU in the sudden
death session. Both equalized 1-1 till final whistle and were 3-3 in the penalty shoot out but SSUET emerged victorious in the sudden death session.
SSUET’s Chancellor Jawaid Anwar has congratulated the university’s teams in winning overall second position in the sports gala.
Felicitations were also extended by Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Jawd H.
Rizvi, Registrar Syed Sarfraz Ali, Convenor AIT Anwar Ali, Director Sports Mubbashir Mukhtar besides Convenor Sports Waqas Bukhari, Arshad Khan, General Secretary AMUOBA and others.