KARACHI: SMB Fatima Jinnah Government Girls School won the Karachi United Inter-School girls football tournament, beating Aga Khan School Kharadar by 2-1 in penalty shootout.
In the final, played in Karachi, Sheherbano Hanif and Rimsha Sami scored to help their school win their second consecutive title. Hadiqa Shaukat, the goalkeeper, played an important role by blocking most shoots from the opponents.
The match was tied 0-0 in allocated time.SMB Fatima Government School, adopted by Zindagi Trust, outshined teams from all the top schools on their way to the title.
They downed Karachi Grammar School and Karachi American School in group-matches before beating St. Michael’s in the quarter-final and Lyceum in the semi-final.Roshana Jalal of SMB finished as the top scorer of the tournament.Meanwhile, Nixor beat Bahria 1-0 to win the boys’ title.