Sindh Assembly rewards Street Child Football team with free education, cash prizes

Dunya News

The players were graced with cultural outfits including Sindhi hats and shawls.

KARACHI (Dunya News) – Sindh Assembly announced on Tuesday reward packages for the Street Child Football team over outstanding performance in Street Child Football World Cup in Brazil, Dunya News reported.
The reward package includes free education upto postgraduate level announced by provincial minister for education, two lakh rupees cash prize per player by Sindh government, with an additional five lakh rupees announced by provincial youth minister Mumtaz Jakhrani.
Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Khurram Sher Zaman also presented cheques in the amount of ten thousand rupees per player.
Street child football team received a cheering welcome upon returning home by Sindh Assembly as they were graced with cultural outfits including Sindhi hats and shawls.
Sindh Assembly had specially summoned the team to appreciate their outstanding performance in the
Street Child Football World Cup that took place in Brazil.
The house echoed with applause for the team.
Talking on the occasion, the players said they were not expecting such a welcome. They said that street children’s talents should be recognized and promoted at early stage.
Street children deserve attention and care, they added.
The house members also sang national anthem.
Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani also presented souvenir shields to the players after the assembly session.