Karachi: World Group’s Leisure Leagues has taken Karachi by storm since its formal commencement earlier this year. A total of 20 matches were held across multiple venues in the city with some thrilling results.
At 16 Star Ground in Federal B Area, four matches were decided in the Premier Division. Stealth Orions beat Khanate FC 4-0 thanks to braces from Wasiq and Areeb. Targaryens FC edged Cerberus FC 1-0 thanks to Hamza’s lone strike. Alfalah FC beat Wolverine FC 2-0 thanks to Haider and Faheed. Royal FC and Shaka FC played a 1-1 draw with goals from Taha and Huzaifa.
At same venue, Division 1 matches saw Ronaldinho Fans beat Athletic Karachi CF 1-0 thanks to Farhan Amjad’s sole goal. Young Fighter and Rising FC played a 1-1 draw thanks to Ali and Nadeem scoring for either side. United FC thrashed Nishan e Haider 5-0.
Premier Division matches at Karachi United Stadium in Clifton saw Vardy FC beat Inter United 4-0 with Ammad, Hammad, Mufaz, and Ahmed each scoring once for winners. Targaryens United hammered Fallout Boys 8-1 with hat-tricks for Ibrar and Usama, while Saman and Hammad scored once. Inter Real Hustler FC beat Ravens United and Back Street Boys beat Syed Spurs with identical 5-0 scores.
The Div 1 matches saw TNT FC thrash Dawn Breakers 9-0 with 4 goals from Hamza Younas, braces for Syed Rehman and Azlan, and a goal for Hashir. Hilal FC beat Taqat FC 2-1 thanks to Moiz and Ibrahim scoring to other side’s Jahanzeb. Karachilona beat KDA FC 6-0 thanks to Ahmed Ali hat-trick and goals from Rizwan, Qazi, and Hisham. Bwoyz FC edged Shadman United Jrs 3-2 with Lowai Mustafa scoring twice and Burhan Tapal scoring once for winners while Uzaifa and Fahad scoring for losing side.
KMC Stadium matches saw Zama Pakhtunyam thrashed Bath Island 6-0 with Aryan Khan hat-trick and further goals from Umar Khan, Moiz Rafiq, and Rafay Abbas. Premier Division matches at Rahat Stadium in DHA saw Red Devils shocked Karachi futsal champions Abdul FC 2-0 with goals from Aneeq and Shahmir. Joga Bonito FC beat FC Rajput 2-1 thanks to a brace from Rawal overcoming losing side’s lone goal by Sameer Javed. Hascol Petro Ltd edged Shah 7 thanks to Uzair’s long goal 1-0. Panna FC thrashed Roja Bonito 3-0 thanks to Fahad Tariq (2) and Umar Saeed’s goals.
Referees were Javed Bangash, M Shamim, Bashir Baloch, Rehman, Habibullah, Zakir Khan, Syed Yasir Ali, Asad Yousaf, and Ameer Ahmed with match supervisors Syed Nasir Ali, Syed Khurshid Ali Shah, Asad Nizam, and Zubair Abdul Malik.
News Courtesy: Riaz Ahmed (Area Manager for Leisure Leagues Karachi Region)