Punjab won the 5th National Tray Hockey Championship, by defeating MPCL 4-2 in a final decided through Penalty shootouts.
Punjab and MPCL half-time ended without any goal. In the third quarter Punjab opened the account with two back-to-back goals. Ahmer Ali netted the first goal in the 36th minute. While Arsalan scored in 43rd minute to double the lead 2-0 over MPCL.
In 4th quarter, Yaqoob of MPCL scored two goals in quick successions to equalize the lead for MPCL.
The match ended in a 2-2 draw which was ultimately won by Punjab through Penalty shootouts.
For the third position, PAF Beat HEC 4-2.
Due to being the finalists, Punjab and MPCL as per PHF regulations have qualified for 66th National Senior Hockey Championship which will be held at Mari Petroleum Hockey Stadium, Ayub Park, Rawalpindi from 5th – 20th November 2020.