Islamabad, Sindh to lock horns in U-17 Football C’ship final
ISLAMABAD—Islamabad and Sindh cruised into the final of Inter Provincial Under-17 Championship by defeating their respective opponents in semifinals at City Park Ground Gilgit on Monday.
According to information received here, in the first semifinal Islamabad defeated Balochistan 4-3 on penalty kicks. Both the teams failed to score any goal in the two halves.
Hence, the match was decided on penalty kicks. Islamabad’s Osama Naeem, Roullah, Hassan Shereen and Nofil scored one goal apiece, while one goal each was scored by Balochistan Naveed, Gulzar and Sultan.
In the second semifinal, Sindh beat Gilgit-Baltistan 4-3. In the 29th minute of first half Sheharyar scored first goal for Sindh. The score was equalized after the interval when GilgitBaltistan’s Saqlain Abbas scored a goal for his team.
The match was also decided on penalty kicks with Saeed, Sheharyar and Junaid score one goal each for Sindh and Shah Sawar and Murtaza scoring one goal apiece for Gilgit-Baltistan.—APP Ryder Cup and the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after his win in the European PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday.
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