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Zahira College, one of the pioneer schools in the country to play rugby commencing from 1924, will look into regain their past glory with the support of Phoenix Industries who has come forward to be the main sponsor of the team this year.  Apart from them, KFC will be the Food partner along with RBN the clothing partner of the team. A ceremony to hand over the sponsorships was held at Zahira College recently.

With a rich history of over 93 years, the school has been in the forefront dominating the sport in schools arena in the 1960s in which it was able to emerge the league champions in 1962. Since then, it was a gradual decline without annexing any major titles under her belt but was making the presence in top league. Playing in Division 2 in 2016, the team was promoted to Division 1 after finishing in the top four of the plate division.

Principal of Zahira College, Trizvi Marikkar (third from right) receives the sponsorship documents from General Manager, Marketing of Phoenix Industries Ltd Rimaz Marzook (Pic by Mushtaq Thasleem)
Principal of Zahira College, Trizvi Marikkar (third from right) receives the sponsorship documents from General Manager, Marketing of Phoenix Industries Ltd Rimaz Marzook
(Pic by Mushtaq Thasleem)