Hamara Karachi 7-side quarter-finals completed

The Hamara Karachi 7-a-side Football Festival 2012 saw completion of its quarter-finals stage yesterday, 23 March 2012, at National Soccer Academy Ground in Paposh, Karachi.

Golden Star (New Karachi) beat Karachi United on penalties 5-4 after 1-1 draw with Golden Star’s M Naveed cancelling out Shehryar’s goal for Karachi United. M Naveed, Zeb Ullah, M Arif, and Rafique scored in shoot-out for Golden Star, while only Shah Zeb, Shehryar, Muzammil, and Zain could convert for KUFC.

Baloch Youth (Garden) beat Shah Faisal (Nazimabad) 2-0 thanks to goals from Aaqib Ayub and Saramad Jaffar. Tournament hosts National Soccer beat Iqra United Jrs. 4-0 with goals from Farman, Hasan, Saad, and Nauman.

All winning sides confirmed their place in semi-finals that will be played on 24-25 March. Referees were Babar Khan and Habib Ullah, with match commissioner Abdul Karim.