Lahore, 22 Jan: Singolane kept their early goal live for 63 minutes to overcome Bihar 1-0 in the first semi-final of PFF-KESC Lyari Football League 2011 at Kalakot’s Shaheed Abdul Rehman Park, Lyari Town, Karachi on Saturday.
Striker Idrees Rehman netted all important goal for Singolane in the seventh minute that turned out to be the winner. It was Idrees’s sixth goal of the event. Bihar failed to reply and went out of event. Singoline also clinched Man of the Match Award when full back Adnan Ashraf took it from former Asian Games Gold Medallist boxer and coach Pakistan boxing team Ali Bakhsh .
Earlier in the fourth quarter-final, Kalakot outkicked Baghdadi 5-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw against Baghdadi. Kalakot’s striker Waqas Rehman gave his team lead in the first minute but Baghdadi drew level in the 50th minute through Shahzeb 50. Waqas won applaud for his quickest strike and was voted Man of the Match and took handsome Shield from DFA Karachi East Secretary Muhammad Rahim. The matches were supervised by Abdul Aziz, Abdul Karim, Dad Rehman, Ansar Javed, Farid Ahmed, Ansar Javed, Shahid Ismail, Jalal Ahmed under Match Commissioner Yaqoob Baloch.
Sunday (23 Jan) Fixture: Third Place Match – Bihar vs Lyari Town or Kalakot (3 PM) at Abdul Rehman Park.