Pakistan lose in Street Child World Cup final

Published: May 16, 2018
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KARACHI  : KaracPakistan came agonisingly close to glory at the Street Child World Cup 2018 but were defeated by Uzbekistan on penalties after the title decider finished 1-1.

The Boys in Green had defeated Indonesia 6-5 on penalties in the semis after a goalless draw but were unable to deliver the goods from the spot this time around as Uzbekistan got their hands on the trophy.

Pakistan qualify for 2018 Street Child World Cup final

Uzbekistan, meanwhile, had reached the final after defeating Burundi 1-0 in the other semi-final.

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

Despite the penalty shootout heartache, the boys will return home as heroes after claiming a historic silver medal as they reached their first-ever final.

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  • zoomzoom
    May 16, 2018 - 6:58PM

    Great job boys. Pakistan is proud of you.Recommend

  • Proud to be Muslim
    May 17, 2018 - 1:19PM

    If the same great result (of losing final) is achieved in cricket, we all would have started match-fixing allegations by now.Recommend

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