SSGC to face PAF in Challenge Cup quarters

SSGC to face PAF in Challenge Cup quarters

LAHORE: Sui Southern Gas Company cruised past Pakistan Navy 4-0 while Pakistan Air Force beat SA Farms 2-1 at the Punjab Stadium in Lahore on Sunday, 13 December to book their spots in the 2020 National Challenge Cup quarter-finals.

SSGC went a goal up in the 28th minute after Navy’s Farhanullah was shown a Red Card for deliberately handling the ball in the box. Habib-ur-Rehman converted the following penalty.

The second goal also came from the penalty spot, with Zain-ul-Abideen scoring in the 59th minute this time.

Mohammad Tahir scored the third, thanks to a brilliant finish from outside the box in the 66th minute, while Obaid made it 4-0 in the 79th minute.

In the second match of the day, PAF were dominant from the start and were a goal up in the 43rd minute thanks to Samad Khan.

Faisal doubled the lead in the 86th before SA Farms’ Ahmed Raza cut the deficit in 89th minute.

With the Round-of-16 now concluded, the quarter-finals line-up is complete.

Army take on KRL and Wapda face SA Gardens in the first two quarter-finals on Monday, 14 December. On Tuesday, 15 December, HEC will clash against KPT while SSGC will take on PAF.

The winners of the Monday quarterfinals face each other in 1st semfinal, while the Tuesday quarterfinals winners face each other in 2nd semifinal. Both semifinals are scheduled for Thursday, 17 December.