Pakistan beat Afghanistan in football friendly


Lahore: Saadullah scored a brilliant goal in extra time to pull 2-1 victory for Pakistan against visiting Afghanistan team in an international friendly match here at Punjab Stadium.

Muhammad Riaz put Pakistan 1-0 up scoring in the 18th minute of the match on a cross given by Hassan Bashir. Pakistan maintained first half lead of 1-0.

Ameeruddin Sharifi pulled an equalizer for visitors scoring in the 56th minute. Both teams tried hard to score but their efforts went in vain.

However, when the match went in extra time, Hassan Bashir again assisted goal, which was executed perfectly by Saadullah in 91st minute.