Lyceum battle hard for KUSC QFs place

The 7th HBL Karachi United School Championship (KUSC) 2011-12 witnessed the results of three interesting matches at Baloch Mujahid Stadium, Ibrahim Hydri here on Saturday.

In Group ‘C’ Lyceum School came from 0-2 down to beat BVS Parsi High School 6-2 in a stunning come back and booked place in the quarter final after two consecutive wins.

The Lyceum School made the worst start by going 0-2 down to BVS Parsi inside 4th minutes thanks to Syed Zunair Zaidi and Shah Mir Khan 7th minutes goals. But Lyceum staged a dramatic come back when Abdullah Ali in 21st minute and Umer Amir levelled the score before half time (27th minute).

In the second half, Lyceum School comprehensively dominate on the game and scored 4 more goals through Abdullah Ali 32′, Imtiaz Ahmed 51′, OG 56′ (Tabish Khan) and Taha Rahman 59′.

At the same venue St,. Patrick High School won their first match with 2-0 win over Beaconhouse (Gulshan) in Group ‘D’ thanks to captain Ahmed Baig with two goals in the 1oth and 20th minutes.

In the same group Aga Khan Higher Secondary School hammered St. Michael Convent School 5-1 that featured hat-trick Yasir Shah (26′, 28″ & 46′) while Mohammad Shaz and Saud Islam netted one goal apiece in the 52′ and 54 minutes respectively.

St. Patrick and Aga Khan Higher Secondary School 5 points each from 2 games while Beaconhouse Gulshan have 3 points and St. Michael Convent School not yet open their account from 2 games.

Referees were Babar Khan, Qari Tahir, Farrukh Riaz, Mumtaz Baloch and Chaudhry Sarfraz while Abdul Karim as the Match Commissioner.