A solitary goal from Larosh Khalid was enough for WAPDA to win their maiden title by defeating Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) 1-0 in the tensely-fought final of the National Football Challenge Cup at the Punjab Stadium, Lahore.
National Challenge Cup 2020
Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) is conducting the Pakistan’s premier Cup competition ‘National Challenge Cup’ from November 30 in Lahore.
2019 champions Pakistan Army will defend their title in the tournament in which 58 matches will be played at Punjab Stadium and Fame FC Ground.
The event carries 28 teams which have been divided into seven groups of four teams each.The top two teams from each group and the two best third-placed teams will make it to the round-of-16, which will be followed by the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final.
Participating teams are namely stated below according to their groups:
Group A: Pakistan Army, Baloch FC Noushki, Pakistan Police, HEC
Group B: NBP, Karachi United, Huma FC, Falcon Company
Group C: KRL, KPT, Popo FC, Saif Tex
Group D: PCAA, Afghan FC Chaman, Baloch FC Quetta, Lyallpur FC
Group E: WAPDA, Pakistan Navy, Asia Ghee Mills, SA Farms
Group F: SSGC, Masha United, SA Gardens, Wohaib FC
Group G: Pakistan Airforce, SNGPL, Hazara Coal Company, Nimso FC