A player at the Jamrud baseball academy. - Photo by Ayaz Raza
A player at the Jamrud baseball academy. - Photo by Ayaz Raza
A player at the Jamrud baseball academy. – Photo by Ayaz Raza

JAMRUD, August 25: The first baseball training academy of FATA region has been established in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency.

The academy has been set up by national level player of Pakistan from FATA, Syed Amin, and 50 players are being trained there at the moment.

Syed Amin told TNN that the main reason behind the establishment of the academy was to promote baseball game in the tribal areas.

“Nowadays a big number of boys come here from the tribal areas. Our main aim is to promote baseball in the area. We are giving more chance to the players of various organisations. We select those whose age is about 20 and whose throw is better,” he said.