Karachi, February 19, 2018 (PPI-OT): In a thrilling and entertaining encounter of the very first international soccer futsal exhibition match played at KPT Football Ground, Benazir Sports Complex, Pakistan faced the hot favourite Brazil with a brave heart. Brazil won the match by 6-4 goals under the fun frilled environment. The match kicked off at a very fast and Brazil scored twice in the initial minutes of the first half of the game. Duran remained the top scorer of the tournament and he scored three goals during the match.
Brazil scored the first goal in the 7th Minute of the game and the tally was opened by Brazilian Captain Duran. A couple of minutes later Brazil scored another goal and this time it was Wellington to score from Brazilian side in the 9th minute. Pakistan bounced back and retaliated with a superb goal from Saram Balou in the 15th minute. Later the scoreboard was levelled by Habib in the 18th minute.
The second half started in a defensive mode from Pakistani players but it was Emerson who opened the tally for the Brazilians in the second half and he scored a goal in the 24th minute. Followed by him, Duran came forward to score twice in 25th and 32nd minute to score the fourth and fifth goal for his team. Habib and Faisal scored two more goals for Pakistan to reduce lead which the Brazilians retaliated with a sixth goal in the 36th minute by Jefferson.
Later, the Chief Guest Chairman KPT Rear Admiral Jamil Akhtar distributed prizes in a brief post match ceremony. Brazilians lifted the winning trophy whereas Pakistan ended up with the runners-up trophy. Participation shields were given out to all the players. Top scorer Duran received the cash award for scoring 3 beautiful goals.
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