Karachi, February 20: Hasan Raza scored two goals to help North Muslim Football Club record a 2-1 victory against Nexus Football Club in Leisure Leagues Season III football event here at 16 Star Football Ground.
Mohammad Huzaifa scored a consolatory goal for Nexus FC in the match for the losing side.
Meanwhile, the match between Vulcan FC and The Vikings ended in a goalless draw. The match between Sir Syed FC and RF United also ended in a goalless draw.
In another match of the league at 16-Star FC, Zaim FC received a walkover against FC Spartan. According to the rule books of Leisure Leagues, a team which receives a walkover is considered to have won the match by 5-0.
In another league underway at Karachi United Football Stadium, Targaryens FC overpowered KDA Football Club by 3-0 score. Mohammad Ammar scored two goals while Uzair scored one goal for the winners.
Façade FC thrashed Joga Bonito by 2-0 scored. Raheed scored two goals.
En Fuego overpowered Iqbal Memorial FC by 3-1 score. Abdullah, Mohammad Sami and Mohammad Ammar scored one goal each for the winning team. Mohammad Waqar scored a consolatory goal for the losing side.
Leisure Leagues Season III comprised of three different leagues underway at Karachi United Football Ground and 16-Star Football Ground. Eight teams are participating in each league. Matches are played on Saturdays and Sundays.
In all, a total of 24 teams – comprising of 240 players are engaged in Leisure Leagues Season III in three different league events. The Leisure Leagues’ matches are seven-a-side affairs but teams are allowed rotate three substitution players.
About Leisure Leagues:
Leisure Leagues, is a company of World Group, which is owned by The Trunkwala Family. It is the largest global organizer of 5, 6 and 7-a-side football events. Leisure Leagues has considerably large footprints, having organized leagues in Whales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Leisure has also been operational in United States. Leisure Leagues set foot in Pakistan in 2016. Last year, Trunkwala Family brought former football super star Brazilian Ronaldinho and Friends – including former Manchester United stalwart Ryan Giggs, former England goalkeeper David James, Dutch star George Boateng, former French players Robert Pires and Nicolas Anelka and Portuguese player Luis Boa Morte. Two matches were played in Lahore and Karachi. Leisure is now organizing different leagues throughout Pakistan in more than a dozen cities. Leisure Leagues is also organizing small sided football events in schools and colleges as well.