Raiders, Fatima FC stroll into next round of Raiders Cup

Fatima Memorial FC during Raiders Football Cup

Lahore, 16 March: The famous Raiders Club and Fatima Memorial booked their passage into next round of All Punjab Raiders Football Cup 2011 at Raiders Football Club Ground, Faisal Town. They imposed identical 2-0 win over IEDF and Shah Kamal respectively.

The football team of IEDF (Iraj Education and Development Foundation) failed to resist against long range drives of Somalia-born Abdul Qadir and suffered 0-2 defeat against the host Raiders FC. Qadir, well known for his drives outside the area, struck in the both half as IEDF made exit. His first emerged in the 14th minute of first half with angular 35 metre drive and second goal was seen seven minutes from time, a screamer, low from 40 metre.

The same scoreline was witness when Fatima Memorial made short work of Shah Kamal. After 0-0 first half, midfielder Muhammad Gulzar landed opener in the 10th minute and winger Naeem Butt consolidated the lead in the 25th minute.

Fixture (17 March, Thursday): Young Shooters v Pak Fighters (3.30 PM)