Pakistan beats Bahrain’s Al Riffa in practice match ahead of Asian Games [Geo]

Pakistan beats Bahrain’s Al Riffa in practice match ahead of Asian Games [Geo]

by Faizan Lakhani

KARACHI: Pakistan’s football team defeated Bahrain’s Al Riffa Football Club in its second practice match Monday night during their tour of the country ahead of the Asian Games and SAFF Championship as preparations are underway.

Pakistan, who went down fighting against Buddaiya Club earlier, defeated Al Riffa by 1-0 in their second friendly practice game.

The only goal in the match came off a penalty, wherein Denmark-based Mohammad Ali netted the ball brilliantly on a retake.

Pakistan vs Riffa SC – retaken penalty

FT: Pakistan 1-0 Riffa SCPakistan's #9 Mohammad Ali had to retake a penalty as ordered by referee. He still scored.Good result in the practice match against Bahrain top division regulars.video via Ali Farooq

Posted by FootballPakistan.Com (FPDC) on Monday, July 23, 2018

The national football team is currently in Bahrain for a two-week-long preparatory tour. The team is set to play two more matches against Bahrain’s local football clubs before coming back to Pakistan on July 31.

Published on Geo.TV, 24 July 2018