ISLAMABAD, 22 January, 2019: Women’s Cup organized under the Leisure League held at High Velocity in Sector E-11 in Islamabad.
The eight teams participating in the tournament include CLFC, CLFC Youth, Charcol FC, Summerf FC, Young Rising Star FC, Black Star FC, Comsats FC and Popo FC.
Leisure Leagues Women’s Cup saw a nail-biting finish to the final where Smurfs FC beat Charcoal FC 4-1 to claim the maiden title. The first ever cup featuring 8 teams from Islamabad saw some of the best female players compete for the title spread out over group stages, semi-finals and finals.
The cup also saw special accolade go out to Smurfs FC’s star player Eshal Fayyaz, who scored 8 goals and Charcoal FC goalkeeper Momina Abid, who was judged to the be goalie of the cup.
The closing ceremony was attended by former Pakistan Women’s Football Team captain Sana Mehmood, KKAWF Chairwomen Christina Von Sperling Afridi and Safiya Awan (SOS Village), who added that sports is an important tool that for women empowerment and such initiatives are much needed in the Pakistan society.
World Group Chairman Mehmood Trunkwala also echoed similar sentiments adding that Leisure Leagues is intent on bringing football throughout the country and is taking special initiatives like the women’s cup to empower young women through sports.