Chitral In Dr. Shoukat Challenge Football Cup Quarter-final

Chitral in Dr. Shoukat Challenge Football Cup Quarter-final

PESHAWAR, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -7th Sept,2016) : Spirited Chitral entered into the quarter-finals of the Dr. Shoukat Challenge Football Cup after defeating Hayatabad United on sudden-death penalty shoot-out here at Tehmas Khan Football Complex on Wednesday.

Veteran Footballer Saleem Khan Bangali was the chief guest on this occasion. Organizing Secretary Dr. Shoukat, officials, players and spectators were also present. Before the start of the match the players were introduced to him.

The match was started on fast tempo and soon Chitral slammed in a beautiful goal through skipper of the team Aziz on the field attempt. Chitral after taking the lead put in more pressure to double the lead but they were not allowed to play with free hands.

Chitral got two easy goal scoring chances but the goal-keeper of Hayatabad United Babar played very excellent game by thwarting all attempts.

It was in the 28th minute when Hayatabad United succeeded in leveling the lead through Yasir Ali on the field attempt.

It was a very superb goal scoring by Yasir on the field attempt before dodging two defenders. The two teams were tied in the first-half and so as the second half wherein none of the team could get any lead and thus the match ended 1-1.

To get any result, both the teams were awarded five each penalty kicks on which both scored on five occasions and it was the sudden death wherein Chitral marched into victory at 9-8. Thus Chitral won the match by 9-8. The match was supervised by Khalid Khan while Farzan and Zakir acted as deputy referees.