(SMMAA) Trials for NFT 3. This event, which took place at KHA Ground Gulshan e Iqbal on Sunday, the 3rd of September, was a monumental success, and we are immensely grateful to all who contributed.
The program commenced at 9:00 am and concluded successfully at 12:00 am, spanning several hours of intense competition. More than 80 male athletes and 16 female athletes representing all seven divisions of Sindh participated wholeheartedly, showcasing their remarkable talent and dedication.
The success of this event would not have been possible without the unwavering support and presence of distinguished individuals and organizations. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to:
Media Coverage: We express our appreciation to Discover Pakistan, Dawn, and other media outlets for their extensive coverage, enabling us to share this event’s excitement with a broader audience.
Mr. Zahid Mansoori: We are grateful for the presence of Mr. Zahid Mansoori, representing MQM Pakistan Rabitta Committee.
Syed Salman Ishtiaq: President of Karachi Internet Dealers Association, whose support added prestige to our event.
Mr. Rehan Hashmi: Former Member of the National Assembly, for gracing us with his presence.
Ismail Khan: District Sports Officer, whose cooperation and assistance were instrumental in the event’s smooth execution.
Mr. Baber Qayum Raja: The esteemed President of Pakistan MMA Federation (PMMAF), whose support and guidance are deeply appreciated.
We cannot overlook the extraordinary contributions of the following individuals:
Mr. Gohar Gul (General Secretary – SMMAA): His tireless efforts in organizing and overseeing this event were crucial to its success.
Mr. Qutubuddin Zereeni (President – Sindh MMA Association): His visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to the sport have been a driving force behind the triumph of the Trials.
Mr. Amrullah (Finance Secretary – Sindh MMA Association): His financial acumen and unwavering support played a pivotal role in making this event possible.
We owe our gratitude to the dedicated officials who ensured the fair and efficient conduct of the Trials.
Dr. Nadeem Akhter, our esteemed Medical Head, played a vital role in ensuring the safety and well-being of all participants throughout the event. His expertise and prompt attention to medical matters were invaluable.
We extend our appreciation to Ovais Shah, a senior national MMA athlete and a member of the Athletic Commission (PMMAF), for bridging the gap between athletes and officials.
An event of this magnitude is incomplete without the invaluable contributions of our dedicated volunteers, including Abdur Razzaq, Zahoor Khan, and many others who worked tirelessly behind the scenes.