SADDA, 19 September: Stadium Eleven have won Major Gulfam Shaheed Football Tournament in Kurram Agency.

In the final match of the tournament played at Jinnah Stadium on Monday, Stadium Eleven defeated Siddique Eleven 5-3 after a penalty shootout as the score was levelled at the end of scheduled time.

Twenty-four teams from Kurram Agency took part in the tournament. A large number of spectators came to the stadium to watch the match. The spectators said they greatly enjoyed the match.

Bangash tribe elder Haji Noor Muhammad, who was chief guest at the concluding ceremony, distributed prizes among the players. Haji Noor Muhammad said on the occasion that more sports activities should be organised in the region to promote peace. He called upon the government to take steps for promoting sports activities in FATA.

The tournament was organised to pay tribute to Major Gulfam Shaheed who was martyred in an attack of militants in Tirah, Khyber Agency, last year.