Noshkal Baloch FC and Aqua FC Quetta qualify for Ufone Balochistan Football Cup final


QUETTA: The Ufone Balochistan Football Club semifinals were played on Wednesday at Railway Ground located on Zarghoon Road, Quetta.

The first semifinal was played between Noshkal Football Club (FC) and Afghan Football club (FC) Chaman.

The match was played at a fast pace and both teams made numerous raids at opposition goals but were unable to break the stalemate in the first half.

In the second half, Nisar Makkah of Noshkal Baloch FC took advantage of a defensive lapse of Afghan FC and put his team in the lead. The solitary goal scored by Nisar proved decisive and put his team in the final of this tournament.

The second semifinal of the tournament was played between Aqua FC Quetta and Afghan FC Pishin. In this interesting match, Aqua FC Quetta beat Afghan FC Pishin by 1-0 scoreline courtesy to the goal scored by Khano and qualified for the final of this tournament.

The winners of both semifinals will meet in the final at Railway Ground Quetta on 29 March to vie for this year’s title.

The aim of the championship is to promote football in the province and engage the youth in healthy activities where they can prove their mettle and play along with professional football clubs of their cities.