PESHAWAR: A trial to select the FATA archery team will be held on January 8, 2017 at Qayyum Sports Complex. This was stated by FATA Archery Association Secretary Manzoor Afridi while talking to media on Friday. Afridi said that the trials would start at 09:30 AM and end at 04:00 PM.
He said that all arrangement had been made well in time and players from various agencies and Frontier Regions would take part in the trials. He added that the selected players would represent FATA in the upcoming 5th National Archery Men and Women Championship organised for the first time by FATA Olympic Association in collaboration with Pakistan Archery Federation from Jan 10-12, 2017.
The secretary also commended Shahid and Brothers Tyres Company Director Wali Khan for providing sponsorship for the prestigious event. He said more than 80 archers would take part in the competition in three different categories. The three categories include individual, team and mixed - men individual, women individual, men team event, women team event and mixed. Archers from Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Army, PAF, Pakistan Railways, Wapda, Pakistan Police, Higher Education Commission and FATA would be taking part in the competition.