Hussain Baloch Football: 6 more matches decided

Hosted by Malir National FC at Old Thana Ground Malir, the All-Karachi Muhammad Hussain Baloch Memorial Benefit Football Tournament witnessed 6 more matches being decided in Round of 64 according to organising secretary Rafique Baloch. The winning sides qualified to Round of 32.

Karachi Soccer League champions Chanesar Blue beat Salar Welfare Centre Malir 3-1 with 2 goals from veteran striker Mehmood Laasi and one from Danial. Malir Star beat former KASB League champions Hyderi Baloch 4-2 in shootout after their game finished 0-0 in regular time. Malir Star’s Imran, Amir, Zakir, and Zohaib successfully converted their penalty kicks while only Ijaz Bhutto and Amir could score from their tries for Hyderi Baloch.

A hat-trick by Muhammad Niaz inspired Madho Muhammadan Safari Park to beat Al-Shahzad Malir 3-0. Zone West champions Mauripur Azad beat Al-Ghazi 2-0 with goals from Saeed and Asad Ali. 360 League semi-finalists Baloch Youth Garden beat Qazafi Green 2-0 with goals from Salam and Aaqib. Another semi-finalist from 360 League, Korangi Baloch however lost 0-2 to Malir Union with goals from Aashiq and Afzal.

Match referees were Abdul Latif, Muhammad Saleem, Abdul Ghani, Nabi Bakhsh with Match Commissioner Muhammad Anwar and media coordinator Khalid Majeed.