Karachi, April 25: Hyundai Xteer team overcame stubborn football team of hosts Leisure Leagues by 4-3 score on penalty kicks after regulation time ended in a draw in the climax of Leisure Leagues Corporate League here at Karachi United Football Stadium.
After a nail-biting encounter, the regulation time ended in a 2-2 draw. Mohammad Shakir scored both the goals for Leisure Leagues while Karim and Jamshed scored one goal apiece for Hyundai Xteer. However, Hyundai Xteer turned out to be a better side in penalty kicks and eventually claimed the title of the tournament.
A total of eight teams, namely Daraz, Wonder Works, Hyundai, Coca Cola, Karachi United Football Foundation (KUFF), PSO, Leisure Leagues and Hilal Foods are participated in the tournament.
The tournament was played on single league basis – each team playing a match against one another. Each team played played a total of seven matches and the top four teams qualified for semifinals. A total of 31 matches were played during the league.
Earlier in semifinals, Hyundai Xteer overcame venue host Karachi United Football Foundation (KUFF) by 5-4 score after regulation time finished in a goalless draw.
Meanwhile, Leisure Leagues cruised into the final after beating Wonderworks by 1-0 score in the second semifinal encounter. Mohammad Junaid scored the decisive goal of the match.