Lahore, 19 April: Peshawar Club earned their first win in the fourth edition of National Women Football Club Championship on Tuesday. They toppled Striker FC 2-0 in Group-D at Frontier College for Women, Asa Mai Gate, Cinema Road near Lady Reading Hospital. Midfielder Tahira landed opener in the 29th minute while spearhead Arifa added the other in the 64th minute.
Frontier had already won Group-D at same arena and with six points, thus entering the 7th National Women Championship slated to run at Islamabad’s Jinnah Stadium from 17-30 September 2011.
Meanwhile, matches in Group C commenced at Jinnah Stadium, PSB Complex with Maragala FC, Islamabad thrashing Hazara Shaheen 15-0. Other teams in Group are National Champions Young Rising Star, Rawalpindi and debutant Sargodha University. Having services of star players Mejzgaan Orakzai and Abeeha Haider, Margala had easy time with Abiha scoring 5, Mejzgaan scoring a hat-trick, Muneeza, Asma Sherbaz earned brace while other goal getters were Shumalia 13, Emaan Ansari 49, and Hiba 62. Mejzgaan struck her goals in the 2nd and 12th minute while Muneezah ( 7,17) and Asama (41,58) were others to get two goals.
There will be no match on Wednesday. Event will resume on 21 April with six matches
Group A (Aga Khan Gymkhana Ground, Karachi)
Karachi Kickers v Marta (3.30 PM), Diya v TC club (5 PM)
Group-B at Lahore
Pool I (Punjab University Old Campus Ground on 1 Cust Road near M.A.O College)
LSE v LGS (3 PM), LUMS v Sports Sciences (4.30 PM)
Group C ( Jinnah Stadium, PSB Complex)
Hazara Shaheen v YRS Layyah (3.30 PM), Margala v Sargodha University ( 5 PM)