Pakistan Football team reached the final of the Street Child Football world cup 2018 after defeating Indonesia by a score of 5-4 on penalties in Moscow, Russia on Monday. By qualifying for the final, they have confirmed a silver medal and their best-ever finish at the event.
Pakistan will be facing Uzbekistan in the final of the Street Child World Cup in Russia today. They had beaten Indonesia in the semi-final on Monday and will be playing their first-ever final.
The boys in green outclassed Indonesia 5-4 on penalties to secure their place in the final, where they will face Uzbekistan for the trophy.
The match had remained goal-less draw when the final whistle blew. However, in penalty shoot-outs, both the teams managed to score four goals each. In additional penalties, Indonesia missed the target after conceding a goal to Pakistan.
The tournament is featuring 12 teams in the boys’ event. Earlier, Pakistan defeated Russia 3-1 after they had kicked off their campaign with a goalless draw against Uzbekistan. The tournament has come full circle for the Boys in Green as they take on Uzbekistan in the final, with the Uzbek team having defeated Burundi 1-0 in the other semi-final.