Pakistan book their place in Street Child World Cup semi-final

Published: May 13, 2018
PHOTO: Muslim Hands

PHOTO: Muslim Hands

KARACHI  : Pakistan have booked their place place into the semi-finals of the Street Child World Cup 2018 in Russia after defeating Tajikistan 2-0 in the quarter-final on Sunday.

The team will face Indonesia in the semi-final on Monday.

Earlier the team drew against Uzbekistan in a goalless match, and then defeated Russia Boys 3-1 in their next match setting up the fixture against Tajikistan.

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The team was prepared by Muslim Hands, an international development organisation working closely with diverse communities across the globe. Muslim Hands has been working with Street children through its sports for development programme since 2014.

The competition is featuring 12 teams in the boys’ event. By tradition, The Street Child World Cup is held in the host country of the World Cup a month before the event to highlight the global social issue of childhood vagrancy.

The semi-finals and finals will be held on 14 and 16 May respectively.

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  • Muhammad Daniyal Kamil
    May 13, 2018 - 8:24PM

    Congratulations Pakistan. Go on making your marks ……we are waiting for the final trophy. Buck up !!❤Recommend

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