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KARACHI: Karachi United Standard Chartered Youth Football League 2022-23 held its closing ceremony, after sponsoring over 1,200 footballers. Over the past five years, in partnership with the Karachi United Foundation, this outstanding sports initiative has engaged more than 5,000 talented players and tens of community centers.
On the six-year partnership, Khadija Hashimi, Principal, CABM, AME & Country Head, Pakistan, Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan said, “Since its inception, the SC KU Youth football league has gained real momentum and we are very proud to be have touched the lives. of over 5,000 young people to date. Through this alliance we have been able to bring children from different communities and backgrounds together to play fair through friendly competition.”
Commenting on the league, Imran Ali, Director of Youth and Community at Karachi United said: “This year, with the support of Standard Chartered Bank we have been able to cast a wider net, to increase participation in the league and make it more inclusive. fits very well with the Bank’s mandate on community impact. We have also seen an increase in the number of women participating along with new teams from all over Karachi.”
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