Landikotal’s Ghani to represent Pakistan in Korea

A martial art player from Landikotal FATA and an official have been selected in the Pakistan Karate squad who will participate in the "16th Asian Full Contact Karate Tournament" scheduled in South Korea from 1st September,2016. Karate Officials said on Monday.

Talking media men , The Pakistan Full contact Karate Federation President Muhammad Arshad Jan said that they had organized selecting camp held in Peshawar in which a good number of Karate players from Pakistan participated. He said after a tough training camp they selected Ghani KhanShinwari, resident of Landikotal, who will play as Pakistan's Karate player.

Jan said FarhadShinwari, former Asian Karate Champion, was also qualified as Karate official. Arshad Jan said it was pride for the whole Fata people who would portray soft image of FATA people in international sports event.

Farhad Shinwari, the senior martial art player and coach said that Ghani Khan Shinwari would play as 80+weight category in Bosan Korea International tournament. He said they believe that Ghani khan will bring gold for Pakistan.

The martial art official appealed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor, Khyber Agency Politicalagent and Directorate of Sports Fata to provide financial assistance to the selected player and officials to ensure their participation at international event.

Source: Pakistan Observer

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