LAHORE – Karachi, Hyderabad and Banzirabad won their respective matches in the NBP PHF U-25 Inter-Region National Hockey Championship preliminary round at Sukkur Hockey Stadium, Sukkur Thursday. In the first match of the day, Karachi routed Sukkur 6-0. For Karachi, Ali Hussain was top scorer with two goals while Shujat, Fareed, Salman and Arslan contributed one goal each. The second match of the day saw Hyderabad beating Larkana 2-0. Captain Yasir and Khizar netted one goal each for the winners. In the third and last match of the day, Banzirabad defeated Mirpur Khas 4-0. Qasim played superb hockey for the winners and slammed three goals while Munir added one. Today (Friday), Hyderabad will take on Sukkur, Banzirabad will face Karachi while Larkana will vie against Mirpur Khas.