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Ufone Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Football Cup: Super8 conclude as championship enters final leg

Both the semifinals were played on 16 December.

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: DFA Green FC Kohat, Peshawar Combined FC, DFA Chitral FC, and DFA Swabi FC have qualified for the semifinals of the championship here at Tehmas Khan Football Stadium Peshawar. The semifinals will be played on Monday, 16 December 2019 while the championship decider will be held on 17 December 2019 at 5 p.m. under floodlights.

The first match of Super8 was played between DFA green FC Kohat and Pak Rose FC Haripur. In this thriller of a game, Kohat beat Haripur in a sensational penalty shootout to book a place in the semifinals. The first half of the game was dominated by Kohat where Asad and Khayaam scored in the 6th and 14th minute of the game to put their team in the lead. Haripur fought back and scored two back to back goals to level the scores. Faisal and Saddam from Haripur scored in the 42nd and 59th minute to level the match. Later on, the match was decided on penalties where Kohat beat Haripur by 4 – 3.

The second Super8 game between Peshawar Combined FC and Shah FC Charsadda ended in a draw. No team was able to score a goal. However, in the penalty shootout, Peshawar beat Charsadda by 8- 7 to qualify for the semifinals.

In the third Super8 match, DFA Chitral FC beat Aatish FC Tank by 1 – 0. The solitary goal was scored by Yousaf in the 28th minute of the match.

The last Super8 game was played between DFA Swabi FC and Bannu Red FC. Swabi scored two goals in the first have to take a decisive lead in the match against Bannu Red. Farhan and Waseem scored in the 17th and 36th minute of the match to book their team a place in the semifinals.

Both the semifinals were played on 16 December. In the first game, DFA Green FC Kohat will face Peshawar Combined FC for a place in the title decider. In the second game, DFA Chitral FC will take on DFA Swabi to advance to the final.

Both semifinals and the final will be broadcasted live on PTV Sports and Suno FM 89.4.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.