Karachi (Sports Reporter) Shafi XI Malir named first team to move semi final of 13th Karachi Football League – 2016 after beating Jalal Murad Sharafi 4-2 on penalties in the first quarter final. The match remained 1-1 locked at full time at Baloch Mujahid Football Stadium, Ibrahim Hydri being organized by Karachi United Foundation.
Naseer Ahmed took the lead to Shafi XI in the early stage (5th minute) by converting a cross from left winger but maintained their lead only 12 minutes. Shazad Taj leveled the score when he converted a penalty kick in the 17th minute awarded by the Senior National Referee Javed Bangash for hand ball in the penalty box of opposing player.
No more score from both sides till the final whistle. To make the match decisive, five penalty kicks each awarded to both the teams for result.
Jameel Ahmed, Sanaullah, Naseer Ahmed and M. Qadeer from Shafi XI hit the target but for Jalal Murad FC only Shazad Taj and Ali Murad netted once while Naeem Hussain and Noor Alam missed the target.
Mr. Fateh Mohammad Baloch, Senior Vice President, Sindh Football Association and President DFA Malir and Mr. M. Saeed Khan, Secretary, Sindh Football Referees Association introduced with the players as chief guests. Mr. Shaid Taj, Secretary, DFA Malir, Mr. Iqbal Jr. Chairman, SFRA, Mr. M. Shamim, Vice President, DFA Central, Mr. Ghulam Rasool, Mr. Waseem Alam, Mr. M. Shabbir, Mr. M. Asif, Mr. Rafiq Baloch, Secretary DRFA Malir, Mr. Jameel Ahmed and others were also present on the occasion.
Javed Bangash supervised the match while Rao Farooq and Shoukat Hussain assisting him on the line. Ghulam Nabi 4th Official and Abdul Karim was Match Commissioner.
Fixture for 3rd & 4th Quarter Finals
Baloch Mujahid vs Kalri Star on 31.10.2016 at BM Stadium, Ibrahim Hydri
All Brothers vs Askani Brothers on 31.10.2016 at Colony Stadium Malir