Peshawar Zalmi announces the third edition of the Zalmi Madrasa League to be held in Miranshah, Waziristan, Matches to be played from 27th-29th September 2019 in Younis Khan Cricket Stadium, Miranshah, The aim of the league is to bring the students of madaris to the mainstream sports arena, Chairman Javed Afridi
According to the vision of PM Imran Khan, Peshawar Zalmi aims to bring the students of madaris into the mainstream sports arena and promote religious harmony across the region through sports. For this purpose, Zalmi has announced the third edition of the Zalmi Madrasa League III. The league will commence from 27th-29th September 2019 in Younis Khan Cricket Stadium, Miranshah, Waziristan. The league is being organized with the help of the Defense Ministry and Youth Ministry . Chairman Peshawar Zalmi Javed Afridi in his statement said that “I am happy to announce the third edition of the Zalmi Madrasa League. According to the first speech of PM Imran Khan and his vision to bring in the Madaris Students to the mainstream sports arena. ZML is an effort to fulfill that vision and take it forward. It will provide an opportunity for madaris students of different sects to interact with each other and also play cricket together. This will promote religious harmony across the region.
There will be 8 teams belonging to the tribal districts which will participate in the league. The names of the teams are:
1. Wazirtsan Fighters South
2. Wazirtsan Worriers North
3. Bajaur Lions
4. Khyber Eagles
5. Khyber Falcons
6. Jamrud Kings
7. Mohamand Tigers
8. Orakzai Thunders
The first two editions of the league were held in Quetta & Peshawar which were greatly appreciated by the mainstream media around the world.