JS Bank Organizes Unity Through Football Tournament

18th September – Karachi: To promote unity and encourage football in Pakistan, JS Bank, one of Pakistan’s leading and fastest growing banks held theAikAwam Cup 2018.

An annual football tournament which commenced on Defence Day i.e. 6th September, the event aimed to bring together communities through the medium of sports and celebrate our biggest national asset i.e. our Unity as a nation. The tournament also provided a platform to encourage young footballing talent in Pakistan. Featuring 32 football clubsfrom across Karachi, the event took place over a period of 11 days with the final taking place on Sunday 16th September 2018.

The final saw an exciting matchup taking place with the National Fighters FC scoring a last-minute penalty goal againstits opponentGizri Star to win the closing match at Gizri Stadium Karachi. JS Bank’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, Zaid Haroon was Chief Guest during the prize distribution ceremony.

Speaking at the occasion, Zaid Haroon stated, “Inclusiveness amongst all Pakistani’s is a foundation stone for JS Bank and through initiatives such as sports and other activities we aim to promote this message across the country.”

Working day and night, JS Bank is striving to serve the nation and take it to new heights of prosperity and progress.

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About JS Bank:

JS Bank is one of the fastest growing banks in Pakistan, with 323 branches in 161 cities. The Bank also has an international presence and is a leading player in the digital banking space. JS Bank has received the prestigious award for Best Environmental and Social Governance Bank at the Pakistan Banking Awards 2017. The Bank is part of JS Group, one of the Pakistan’s most diversified and progressive financial services group. For more information, please visit http://www.jsbl.com.

The JS Bank ‘AikAwam Unity Cup’ was organized to promote unity and encourage football in Pakistan. The tournament trophy and main prize was won by the National Fighters FC team.