First Chief of Naval staff hockey championship kicked off with colorful opening ceremony, at hockey club of Pakistan stadium. Before start of the match one minute silence was observed to pay tribute to the martyrs of Charsadda attacks.
Chief guest Fleet Commander Pakistan Navy vice Admiral Syed Arifullah Hussaini said, “Pakistan is today in the state of war and it is big challenge for the whole nation.”
In the opening match, Pakistan Navy completely outclassed Customs by 8-0. Mohammad Sabir and Mohammad Asif made hat-trick from winning side.