Special Olympics football: Pakistan beat Venezuela 3-0

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LOS ANGLES, Jul 28: Pakistan Football team showed an impressive performance in the first main round robin match of Division 3, males against favorite Venezuela 3-0 on Tuesday at Los Angles.
Six teams are divided into two groups of three each A and B, Pakistan is placed with Vanezuella and Isle. Pakistan put the pressure on Venezuela team from the very first minute of the game started.
Though Pakistan’s forwards attacked several time on opponents goal but due to excellent performance of Venezuelan goal keeper, many sure goals were avoided , End results was 3-0 in favor of Pakistan , Shehryar scored two and Abuzar ( having only one hand) scored one.
In group A Italy, Nippon and Sylvania are competing against each other in round robin main round matches. Tomorrow, Isla of Man will play against Venezuelans and on next day Pakistan will be competing against Isla of Man. Top two teams l then will compete in the knock out stage,In swimming Pakistan,s farha finished seventh in division 4 , 25 meters free style , her time was 43.94 seconds.
Mazhar Mahmood also remained medal less as he finished 4th in Division 10 of 100 meter free style. His time was 1.24.71, third & fourth position players were just fraction of seconds ahead of Mazhar, Kanton Tatu of Finland was the winner of Division 14 ,of 100 meters free style , eight countries special Athletes were drawn in this group. The Healthy Athletes program is progressing very well and the divisioning processof special athletes is completed today and from tomorrow morning main round competitions shall commence at various venues of City of Angels.

 

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