MQMUSA Chicago Chapter holds Khursheed Begum Memorial Cricket Tournament & The Annual Grand BBQ

Communication & Media Cell, MQM USA; Chicago; July 05, 2009:  MQM Chicago Chapter organized a mega event involving a barbeque and the Khursheed Begum Memorial Cricket Tournament on July 5th at Bolingbrook Elementary School. The party is one of the regular annual features of the Chicago Chapter that has become legendary in the community.

Five teams participated in the tournament including the Bolingbrook Eleven led by Captain Meer Ali, The Richmond Eleven led by Captain Atif, The Midwest Eleven led by Captain Asif Waheed, The Chicago Chapter Eleven led by Captain Sohail Shams, and The Players Eleven led by Captain Siddiqui.

Travel Mart sponsored the tournament and there was great excitement in the air. All the players sported full-multicolored T-shirts and track suits provided by Travel Mart. The event was played in a friendly manner and with sportsmanship and camaraderie. MQM Chicago Chapter arranged the BBQ and food for all the spectators and approximately three hundred families enjoyed the tournament. Although the kids enjoyed tennis and basketball, the main attraction was a 30 foot climbing wall that was specially installed for this event.

Talat Rasheed along with his son Faisal Rasheed were greatly appreciated for their hard work and cooperation. The Bolingbrook Eleven graciously won the tournament. Man of the Match was awarded to Irfan Gul of Chicago Chapter Eleven and Abdul Rehman of Bolingbrook Eleven. The Bolingbrook Eleven won the Khursheed Begum Memorial Cricket Tournament Award. Midwest Eleven received the runner-up position.

A lucky draw was announced at the end of the event and was awarded to Imran Rasheed. Sohail Shams of MQM Chicago Chapter announced the winning team and the players at the end of the match. The Land & Planning Commissioner from City of Bolingbrook Mr. Talat Rasheed, MQM International Affair’s Muhammad Younus, and MQM USA Joint Organizer Junaid Fahmi distributed the prizes. Hundreds of community members, supporters, workers, chapter members, doctors, attorneys, businessmen, intellectuals and media representatives attended the festive event.

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