PESHAWAR:Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Inter-College Girls Games would be commencing from February 11 at different venues with all the affiliated colleges with the University would vie for the top honor.
This was decided in an annual general council meeting with Vice Chancellor Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women Professor Dr. Razia Sultana in the chair. Deputy Director Sports Shaheed Banezir Bhutto Women University Mariyyah Samin, Principal City Girls College and President SBBWU Sports Committee Professor Shaheen Umar, Vice President Miss Robina Khan, Principal Girls College Tangi, Members of the Executive Committee Miss Najma Qazi, Miss Sadia Gul, Miss Asheen Khan, Miss Rohina, Miss Huma and Miss Laila, Head Coach SBWU and international cricketer Salma Faiz, Director Physical Education, Lectures in Physical Education and Sports of various participating colleges were also present.
Speaking on this occasion, VC Prof. Dr. Razia Sultana appreciated the eagerness shown by all the affiliated colleges with the University and assured that the University would utilize all its services for providing best facilities to the players.
Playing sports contributes to physical development, coordination, cardiovascular health and numerous other benefits associated with disease prevention, she said, adding “Physical activity can help ward of chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, hypertension, obesity, depression and osteoporosis.”
She said most people, taking part in sport will improve your general health and wellbeing as playing sports helps reduce body fat or controls your body weight. Sports allow you to gain the satisfaction of developing your fitness and skills as it could help you fight against depression and anxiety.
“We are trying out best our best to provide due facilities to our students as most of the our colleges affiliated with us are from the recently merged tribal areas and we want to encourage them so that they should come and take active part, VC Prof. Dr. Razia Sultana said.
She said “Sports are a crucial part of a student’s growth and development,It help in the development of mental health and physical fitness of the body”. The University not only aim to improve a student’s physical abilities but also instill a sense of good sportsmanship in them.
For sure, playing sports is a generally a fantastic way to improve your fitness and health. Many of us may not feel at home pounding away on a treadmill or working up a sweat in the gym, but we would happily chase a ball around endlessly while playing a game of some sort, Dr. Razia Sultana further added.
Earlier, Deputy Director Sports Miss Marriyyah Samin said that this year they are going to hold events like Baseball, Volleyball, Judo, Badminton, Table Tennis, Cricket, Basketball, Athletic while as per the approval of the house football and netball have been included. The Games would be continued till March 31, 2020.
She also assured all the colleges that they have coaches and if any college needs coaching facilities the University could be very pleased to send their coaches to the colleges besides providing sports equipments for training and coaching purposes.