Karachi United thrash DFA East side Irfan Memorial (Landhi) with a staggering 4-1 score line in the 9th Karachi Football League 2011-12 Super League stage at Baloch Mujahid Football Stadium, Ibrahim Hydri here on Thursday night, 5 April 2012.
Irfan Memorial were left bitterly disappointed after suffering a 1-4 loss at the hands of host Karachi United FC after missing many sure chances in both halves.
Irfan Memorial began the game with confidence as their strikers Zubair Ahmed, Ayaz Samon, Afzal Baloch and Shabaz Samon put pressure on KUFC defence but failed to go past their inform International Goal keeper Mohammad Shazad. Karachi United took lead first in the 11th minute when Kareem Kerai ‘s powerful kick from 30 yards, the goal keeper Saeed Alam rebounded and Shezer Razi present on the spot and netted the ball by header.
Irfan Memorial earned a golden opportunity to equalize in the 34th earlier Afzal Baloch shot struck the post. Karachi United took the lead again in the 42nd minute when Sharukh Chaudhry 25 yards distance powerful kick beat Goal keeper Saeed Alam. Karachi United held on a 2-1 lead at half time.
The match picked up paces in the second half with Irfan Memorial attempting to level the score but getting frustrated. Karachi United then made it 3-1 in the 51st minute when star striker Kareem Kerai netted the ball from a beautiful pass from midfielder Atif Sachak. Desperate Irfan Memorial then squandered two golden chances in quick succession as the ball failed to enter the empty left side of the goal.
Eventually. Karachi Untied put the tie out of Irfan Memorial reach as a Kareem Kerai through-pass was utilize into a goal by Sajjad Ali (Carlos) to make the score line 4-1 in 58th minute.
Karachi United 4 points from 2 games while Irfan Memorial remained bottom ranked after 4 games with 1 point.
Referee Habibullah supervied the match while Babar Khan and Ch. Sarfraz assisted him. Abdul Karim was match commissioner.
Today’s (7.4.2012) Saturday fixture:
Kalri Star Lyari vs Korangi Baloch at 4:00 pm Korangi Baloch Stadium – Sharafi