G8 United reach Azadi Football QF [The Nation]

G8 United reach Azadi Football QF [The Nation]

ISLAMABAD – G8 United Football Club reached quarterfinals of the Jashan-i-Azadi Football Tournament 2018, after beating Huma Club 6-4 on penalty kicks here at T&T ground on Thursday.

Amer gave Huma FC lead in the 30th minute. They could have easily doubled their advantage, had Amer not missed an open chance.

The first half ended with Huma FC leading 1-0. In the second half, G8 United got a golden opportunity to equalise, but they failed.

Iftikhar then converted the much-needed goal for G8 United in the 65th minute to make the things all square.

Both teams tried to score in the normal time, but failed to break the deadlock and the referee awarded five penalty kicks to both teams.

G8 converted all five while Huma FC could score on 3. G8 United will now meet Ghauri Club in quarterfinals.

Published in The Nation, 31 August 2018