CHITRAL (Sports desk): The three-day Shandur polo festival concluded here on Tuesday with Chitral team beating their arch-rivals Gilgit-Baltistan team by a margin of one goal scored in the final minutes of the match.
Over 50,000 people drawn from Chitral, GB and different parts of the country and foreign tourists had assembled at the highest polo ground of the world to enjoy the festivities.
Chitral scored the decisive goal during the last two minutes making Chitral the winner for the sixth consecutive time. Izhar Ali Khan of Chitral was declared man of the match who scored five of the six goals of Chitral team, while the one was scored by team captain Shahazada Sikandar. Corps Commander Peshawar Lt-Gen Shaheen Mazhar Mahmood, who was the chief guest, gave away the Shandur Cup to the winning team and prizes to the players.