Thursday, May 03, 2012 [The News]
KARACHI: Punjab topped Group C when they held Army to a goalless draw while National Youth Team (Pakistan U16/17) held Sindh to a 1-1 draw to emerge as Group B leaders at the Dring Stadium in Bahawalpur on Wednesday as the National Under-22 Football Championship entered the quarter-finals stage.
Wohaib’s goal for Sindh was short-lived as National Youth’s Riaz immediately responded with a goal of his own.
At the end of group stage, from Group A, PMC Athletico and Karachi Port Trust (KPT) qualified for the quarter-finals while from Group B National Youth and Sindh moved into the last eight stage.
Punjab and Army from Group C and Chaman’s Muslim FC and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from Group D also blasted their way into the quarter-finals.
PMC v KPk, KPT v Chaman’s Muslim FC (Wednesday night),
National Youth v Army, Punjab v Sindh (Thursday night),
Semifinals: May 6,
Final: May 7
National U-22 Football Championship-2012, Bahawalpur
Match # 11 (Group C)
Punjab vs Army 0:0 draw @ 17:00 Hours PST @ Dring Football Stadium, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Army: Sarfraz @ 55 Mnt, Asghar @ 81 Mnt and Jamil @ 84 Mnt
Match Commissioner: G. M. Samad, Cell # 0333-7828087
Match # 12 (Group B)
Sindh vs National Youth 1:1 Draw @ 21:30 Hours PST @ Dring Football Stadium, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Scorer Sindh: Wohaib (FW) 1Goal @ 19Mnt.
Scorer National Youth: Riaz (FW) 1 Goal @ 19 Mnt.
Sindh: Abdullah @ 51Mnt and Rehmat Ullah @ 83 Mnt.
National Youth: Waheed @ 8 Mnt and Waqar @ 43 Mnt
(Note: National Youth stood 1st in Group B on the basis of Penalty Kick)
Match Commissioner: Mian Bari, Cell # 0300-7890300