QUETTA: Skipper DFA Quetta Nazeer Ahmad scored four goals as his team beat Chaman 5-3 in a closely contested game on Friday, the sixth day of the final round of Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) Balochistan Football Cup 2018.
The spectators packed the Sadiq Shaheed Football Stadium (Malibagh), Quetta for the match and thoroughly enjoyed the battle between two leading teams of the final round.
At one stage of the match, three goals were scored within 13 minutes of the first half by DFA skipper Nazeer Ahmed of the winning team scored two and Fareed Ahmad of Chaman City scored one goal. Nazeer scored two more goals nearly at the close of the first half.
In the second half, the players from both sides displayed aggressive game and made several attacking moves. Chaman City bounced back to score two quick goals in the last minutes of the half while DFA Quetta increased the lead by scoring their fifth goal to win 5-3.
Nazeer was awarded the Man of the Match for his outstanding performance. The final will be played on March 30.
Published in Dawn, March 10th, 2018