HISTORY MADE! Pakistan women’s football team marks first win in Olympic Qualifiers
Pakistan beat Tajikistan by 1-0
Pakistan women’s football team marked its first win in Olympic Qualifiers!
Pakistan women’s football team made history after it bagged its first-ever victory by defeating Tajikistan 1-0 during the AFC Olympic Qualifiers on Tuesday.
The green team finished third in Group E matches of the qualifiers for the Paris Olympics 2024.
Full Time. HISTORY MADE! 🏆— Pakistan Football Federation (@TheRealPFF) April 11, 2023
We get our first ever win in an Olympic Qualifier campaign. Zahmena Malik with the only goal of the game in the 24th minute! ⚽️
Onwards and Upwards. Pakistan Zindabad 🇵🇰#wearepakistanfootball #dilsayfootball #womensfootball #olympicqualifiers pic.twitter.com/zRCSTbR73J
Zahmena Malik’s timely goal helped Pakistan bag the historic victory.
OUR FIRST EVER GOAL IN AN OLYMPIC QUALIFIER CAMPAIGN! ⚽️— Pakistan Football Federation (@TheRealPFF) April 11, 2023
Brilliant work from Amina Hanif to release Zahmena Malik who slotted the ball home with relative ease 🧨#wearepakistanfootball #dilsayfootball #womensfootball #olympicqualifiers pic.twitter.com/36c0A5LgJH
The start hasn’t been an ideal one for the Pakistan team Earlier, as they faced defeat in the first match against the Philippines 4-0 and also lost the second game to Hong Kong by 2-0.
The Philippines, who won all three matches, progressed to the next round as group winners.
Pakistan team suffered a setback in the Olympic Qualifiers, star striker Nadia Khan was ruled out of the tournament due to an ACL injury.
Adding more to it, captain Maria Khan could also not participate in the second and third matches of the group stage due to an injury.