Neymar Jr’s Five kicks off in Karachi [Dawn]

Neymar Jr’s Five kicks off in Karachi [Dawn]

KARACHI: The first ever Pakistan edition of the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five kicked-off at the Rahat Football Stadium here on Saturday with local football clubs and teams from various parts of the city thronging to the venue in order to get a first taste of the action packed tournament.

Day one of the Qualifiers Round in Karachi witnessed players from some of the city’s most prominent football teams put their efforts into making their respective teams win. Nizari FC, North Nazimabad FC, Neymareus, KS United to name a few were highlight of the first day.

The first round of the Qualifiers Round kicked-off with group matches. In the end from Group A ‘Nizari FC’ and ‘North Nazimabad FC’ will now proceed to the next round whereas from Group B ‘Neymareus’ and ‘KS United’ will now move to the next round.

The winners of the National Finals (Pakistan Chapter) are going to represent the country in the World Final that will be played in the Brazilian city of Santos.

Published in Dawn, March 13th, 2016