Young Azizabad reach last four in styleArchive
KARACHI: Goalkeeper Mohammad Shabbir played a vital role in his team’s victory as Young Azizabad FC reached in the semifinal of All Karachi Muslim Khatri Association Golden Jubbilee Football Tournament after defeating a strong Sajdi Mohammaden FC by 4-3 on penalty kicks.
In another match, Young PIB FC beat Shahbaz Green FC 2-0 on Tuesday at Noorani Eid Gah Ground.
In the first match Young Azizabad and Sajdi Mohammaden FC fought a gruelling battle in the middle but failed to break the stalemate as the match remained tied at 0-0 in the stipulated time. The match was later decided on penalty kicks and Young Azizabad won 4-3. For the winners, goals were scored by Ahsan, Jameel, Amin and Suhail while from the Sajdi Mohammaden FC, Adil, Yaseen and Fayyaz found the net.
In the second match, Young PIB reached the quarterfinals after defeating Shahbaz Green FC by 2-0. Walid Raza (33rd minute) and Mohammad Shoaib (36th minutes) were the scorers for the winning team. Shahbaz Green FC missed many easy chances of scoring and could not put the Young PIB under pressure.
Published in Dawn, April 29th, 2015
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