Lyari World Cup enters in semifinal stageJuly 14, 2014
Karachi: Usmanabad Union, KU Centre Lyari, Sindh Baloch and Irfan Memorial football clubs won their respective quarterfinal matches and confirmed their presence in KYI Lyari FIFA World Cup Screening Five-a-Side Football Tournament here at Khadvi Ground in Lyari.
In the first quarterfinal clash, Usmanabad Union defeated Azad Muslim narrowly by 1-0 score. Tahseen scored the decisive goal of the match.
KU Centre Lyari overcame Young Tughlaq by identical 1-0 score-line. Ghulam Qadir scored the lone goal of the match.
Sindh Baloch found tough resistance from Son of Baloch before recording a 3-2 victory. Nasir, Basit and Sohrab scored one goal each for Sindh Baloch. Mohammad Waseem and Ghulam Mohiuddin scored one goal apiece for the losing side.
The last match of the day between Irfan Memorial and Hassan Olia ended in a goalless draw in regulation time. However, Irfan Memorial overpowered Hassan Olia in penalty kicks by 3-2 score.
Usmanabad Union will face KU Centre Lyari and Sindh Baloch will meet Irfan Memorial in the semi-finals.