Highlanders, Diya register huge wins on Day 2 of Women’s Football Championship


Karachi: Highlanders WFC and Diya WFC started their National Women’s Football Championship campaign with huge wins here on Day 2 of the competition.

Islamabad-based Highlanders WFC scored 16 goals against Abbottabad’s Nawanshehr United Football Academy at the KPT Football Stadium. Nazalia was the highest scorer with six goals, while Asmara Habib netted four.

At the KMC Stadium, Diya WFC outclassed Mohsen Gilani WFC by 13-0. Zunaira scored five, Marium Zehri, Ameerah and Shumaila scored two goals each while Aliya Jhallka and Kiran Qureshi managed a goal each.

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Meanwhile, defending champions Army beat Jafa WFC 3-0 with Swaiba Sarfraz scoring a brace and Pakistan veteran Hajra Khan netting in one goal in the Group ‘C’ match at the KMC Stadium.

In the other match of the group at the KPT Stadium, Riaz Kamil FC played a 1-1 draw against FC Karachi. Wania Hasan scored for FC Karachi while Areeba equalized for Riaz Kamil FC.

2021 National Women’s Football Championship Day 2

Group C

Army 3-0 JAFA (KMC Stadium)
Swaiba Sarfraz 16’, 32’
Hajra Khan 40’

FC Karachi 1-1 Riaz Kamil FC (KPT Stadium)
Wania Hasan 4’ (FCK)
Areeba 19’ (RKC)

Group D

Highlanders WFC 16-0 Nawanshehr United FA (KPT Stadium)
Asmara Habib 2’, 4’, 16’, 22’
Kafia Karim 7’, 13’, 33’
Nazalia 14’, 29’, 39’, 44’, 52’, 55’
Fatima Qayyum 24’
Abiha Haider 37’, 61’

Diya WFC 13-0 Mohsen Gilani WFC (KMC Stadium)
Shumaila 14’, 57’
Zunaira 25’, 52’, 72’, 76’, 85’
Aliya Jhallka 41’
Marium Zehri 45+1’, 60’
Ameerah 64’, 81’
Kiran Qureshi 87’