Boxing players pose for a group photo at the opening ceremony of boxing competition in Youth Games. - Photo by Ayaz Raza

PESHAWAR, 10 May: The men’s handball and boxing competitions have got underway in the ongoing Youth Games at Qayyum Sports Complex in Peshawar.

In the opening matches of handball competition yesterday, Kohat defeated Hazara, Bannu defeated Mardan, and Dera Ismail Khan secured victory against Swat and qualified for the next round.

Arbaz Alam from Abbottabad won 46kg category match in the boxing competition, while Peshawar’s Muhammad Shafiq won 49kg category match.

Over 200 players from seven regions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are taking part in the Youth Games.

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