Sheikhupura Festival quarter-finals decided

The Shaheen Sports Festival at Govt High School Ground in Sheikhupura completed its quarter-finals stage on 20 December 2012.

In 1st quarter final, Manawala FC beat favourites and fellow Sheikhupura side Muslim Sports FC 1-0. Aamir’s goal was enough to send Manawala to the semi-finals.

In second quarter-final, hosts Shaheen FC’s Red team beat Sukheki FC (Hafizabad) 3-1 with goals. Only Asif ‘Totti’ could score for Sukheki against a Shaheen Red side dominated by players largely from Faisalabad.

In 3rd quarter-final, the youthful Housing Colony FC beat Shaheen’s Yellow team 2-1. Umair Javed and Shahzeb scored for Housing Colony while only Husnain could respond for Shaheen yellows. Shaheen FC’s main side played as Yellow in the event.

Housing Colony FC (Sheikhupura) with DFA Sheikhupura secretary Mr Awan

In last quarter-final, Al-Fatah FC beat Farooqabad’s Mujahid FC on penalties 3-0 after a 1-1 draw in normal time.

The results meant Manawala FC, Shaheen Reds, Housing Colony, and Al-Fatah qualified for the semi-finals to set up an all-Sheikhupra clash for the title.