Martial Arts Player From Landikotal Qualifies For World Karate Championship


LANDIKOTAL, 06 June: Martial Arts player from Landikotal, Ghani Khan Shinwari has qualified for the World Karate Championship scheduled to be held on June 28 in Kazakhstan.
Shinwari is the only Pakistani who qualified for World Karate Championship. He appealed to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra and Khyber Agency administration for financial assistance. He asked the political administration and governor to extend their support and provide monetary assistance to them for bearing expenses of traveling to Kazakhstan.
Ghani Khan Shinwari had secured third position in 85kg weight category in 16th Asian Karate Championship held in South Korea Bosan last year and qualified for world championship.
Farhad Shinwari, Pakistan Karate Federation (PKF) coach, said that despite of qualifying for mega event across the globe, they have no any single sponsor, he regretted.