Malaika shines for YRS in National Women’s Football


LAHORE – National Champions Young Rising Star opened their campaign in explosive fashion when they edged out Sargodha University 9-0 in the fourth edition of National Women’s Football Club Championship. The Group C tie saw YRS leading 3-0 at interval and scoring six more in the second session at Jinnah Stadium, PSB Complex.
Mifielder Malaika Noor, scorer against Maldives in first SAFF Women Football Championship in Bangladesh last year, struck four goals in emphatic 9-0 win.
Gilgit-born Malaika Noor is an expert in corners and free kicks and she showed her class on three occasions scoring in the 21st, 34th, 64th and 70th minute.
Skipper Sana Mehmood, Adeea, Sher Zaman, Asmara Habib, Zara Irfan also slotted a goal apiece in the 32nd, 45th, 48th, 58th and 68th minute respectively.