Friday, October 21, 2005

Army wins Pakistan Premier League Grand Final

The Pakistan Army club has won the 2005 Pakistan Premier League title with a 3-1 win over last year's premiers, WAPDA, at the Army Sports Complex in Rawalpindi under floodlights. The club previously won the title in 1993 and 1995. According to AFCMedia, International winger Imran Hussain fired two of the three goals for Army.

The winner takes part in the 2nd AFC President’s Cup 2006 and received a prize of Rs 300,000. The runners-up received Rs 200,000. The final decided the 51st national champions of Pakistan and the clash was the 132nd match of the current season. Final regular season standings were: 1. Army 51, 2. WAPDA 45, 3. KRL 41, 4. PTCL 36, 5. NBP 35, 6. Afghan FC 34, 7. HBL 26, 8. KPT 24, 9. Navy 21, 10. Panther FC 20, 11. Wohaib FC 20, 12. PWD 12

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