Latif's lucrative Karachi Champions League offers winners 10 mln rupees as prize money

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Lahore, Feb.3 (ANI): Former Pakistan wicketkeeper Rashid Latif in collaboration with the Karachi city administration has launched a T20 club tournament, winners of which will take home a prize money of 10 million rupees.

The lucrative domestic tournament will feature Pakistan's international stars such as Shahid Afridi, Younis Khan, Khalid Latif, Fawad Alam, Khurram Manzoor and Sarfraz Ahmed.

Latif said it was one of his old dreams to have a tournament like this. The former captain said he wants to revive the club culture in Pakistan with the Karachi Champions League (KCL).

"It was an old idea of mine, one that I had been working on," I am a big follower of English football and I love the history of clubs over there, like Chelsea and Fulham. We have so many old clubs in Karachi and we need to revive that club culture once again here," The Daily Times quoted Latif, as saying.

The winner club will take home 10 million rupees, and the runners-up will receive five million rupees in reward. The semi-finalists will get 500,000 each and the quarter-finalist team would receive 250,000 rupees as prize money. (ANI)

Story first published: Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 15:24 [IST]
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