Lahore: Islamabad were off to a golden start when they bulldozed Young Rising Club 12-0 in their opening match of the Shahlyla Baloch National Under-16 Women’s Football Championship which began at the Model Town Football Academy Ground, Lahore, on Friday.
Sindh defeated Abbottabad Warriors 2-0 at same venue on Saturday. The event will help the selectors pick players for the national team which will feature in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-16 Championship later this summer.
Meanwhile, a five-day refresher course for the football referees, who are supervising matches in the ongoing Under-16 Girls Football Championships, commenced here on Saturday.
Secretary Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) retired Col Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi inaugurated the course.
Group A: Islamabad, Diya Club, Young Rising Club
Group B: Sindh, Karachi United Club, Abbottabad Warriors Club
Group C: Gilgit-Baltistan, Young Rising Stars Club Layyah, Model Town Academy Lahore
Group D: Punjab, Karachi Kickers Club, Karachi Women’s Club.