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FATA FSL: Shams outclasses Malik Saad Falcon to reach Semifinals

Shams Football Club of Khyber Agency booked the berth into the semi-final after recording 5-3 victory against Malik Saad Falcon on penalty shootout of the quarterfinals of the FATA Football Super League.


Secretary General Pakistan Archery Federation Muhammad Wisal Khan was the chief guest on this occasion. Organizing Secretary Shahid Khan Shinwari and large number of football spectators were also present at Qayyum Sports Complex Peshawar.

The match was started on fast tempo and both Shams Khyber Agency and Malik Saad Falcon made some good rallies of attacks on each other goals. Shams also played well but their strikers were failed to score any goal as Malik Saad Falcon. The match was tied at the end of the first session play.

After the resumption of the second session Malik Saad Falcon got some sure goal scoring chances but failed to score any goal. Their strikers Tariq, Zahoor, Rashid, Zulfiqar and Babar played well but missed some easy goal scoring chances.

Zahoor and Tariq along with Rashid and Zulfiqar missed sure goal scoring opportunities, especially in the first session while Babar missed an easy target even after dodging the rival goal-keeper Nasrullah.

On the other hand Shams Khyber Agency goal-keeper Usman played well and saved some sure goal scoring opportunities with his super goal-keeping. The second-half was also ended a goal-less draw and 15-minute extra-time was given both Shams Khyber Agency and Malik Saad Falcon but none of the team managed to score a goal.

To get certain result of the match both the teams were awarded five each penalty kicks on which Shams Khyber Agency scored on all five attempts while Malik Saad Falcon scored on three occasion and two attempts were nicely intercepted by Shams goal-keeper Nasrullah while diving to his left. Final score was that Shams Khyber Agency won the match by 5-3.

Muhammad Amin, Syed Imtiaz Ali Shah, Allowddin, Zeeshan, Arshad supervised the match while Qazi Asif acted as match commissioner. The two semi-finals will be played on Tuesday, 24th October while the final of the FATA Football Super League will be on October 25, 2017 at 2. 00 p.m.

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