Defending champions Chanesar Blue maintained top spot in Group ‘A’ when they eased past Burma Mohammadan (Korangi) at Baloch Mujahid Stadium, Ibrahim Hyderi in 8th Karachi Football League 2010-11 on Friday 28 January 2011.
After a slow start to the game leading to a scoreless half-time, the 2nd half exploded into life when speedy striker Shaukat Ali gave Chanesar Blue the lead in 55th minute with his 5th goal of the campaign. Veteran midfielder Mehmood Lassi made it 2-0 for Chanesar in 63rd minute after beating 3 defenders from a brilliant run to score past Burma Mohdn goalie Muhammad Yousaf. In stoppage time, Fareed Alam made it 3-0 in 92nd minute when he scored from a cross as Chanesar earned 3 more points. During the game, Burma Mohammadan’s Muhammad Ishaq was sent off for a red card, and as a result was suspended for next 2 games by the KFL Technical Committee.
Match referees were Adnan Khan, Farrukh Riaz and Riaz Baloch, while match commissioner was Abdul Karim (Member Central Zone). The one-sided result means Chanesar Blue lie top of table with 14 points from 7 games while Burma Mohammadan remain on 7th place with 6 points from 5 games.
On Sunday (30.01.2011), 4 matches will be played on 2 venues. Aga Khan Gymkhana Ground, Garden West host Kalri Star (Lyari) vs National Afridi (Baldia Town) at 1:30 PM while Aga Khan Gymkhana play host to Sindh Balochistan at 3:30 PM. Baloch Mujahid Stadium, Ibrahim Hyderi hosts Shazad Mohammadan vs Mauripur Baloch at 6 PM and the much awaited clash between Young Ansari and Karachi United at 8:30 PM.
8TH KARACHI FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2010-11
Venue: Baloch Mujahid Stadium – Ibrahim Hydri
Chanesar Blue defeated Burma Mohammedan Korangi 3-0 (0-0)
[Shaukat Ali 55, Mahmood Lasi 63, Fareed Alam 90+3]
Mohammad Ishaq of Burma Mohammedan shown Red Card by the Referee Adnan Khan. Technical Committee suspended him for next 2 matches later on. Chanesar Blue on top with 14 points from 7 games while Burma Mohammedan 6 points from 5 games (7th position)
Fixtures (Sunday) 30.01.2011
Aga Khan Gymkhana Ground Garden West
Kalri Star Lyari vs National Afridi Baldia at 1:30 pm
Aga Khan Gymkhana vs Sindh Balochistan at 3:30 pm
Baloch Mujahid Stadium – Ibrahim Hydri
Shazad Mohammedan vs Mauripur Baloch at 6:00 pm
Karachi United vs Young Ansari at 8:30 pm
[Source: Riaz Ahmed – 0300-3926092]