The Pakistan women football team beat Tajikistan 1-0 in their final group match to earn their first victory in the Paris 2024 Olympic qualifiers. Pakistan came in third place in the table, behind Hong Kong and the Philippines, thanks to the victory.
During the majority of the ninety minutes, the Women in Green maintained their lead and won a fantastic victory. Zahmena Malik’s first international goal in the 25th minute propelled Pakistan into the lead against the flow of play.
Amina’s brilliant ball sent Zahmena through on goal, and she beat the offside trap. Under pressure, Zahmena maintained her composure and calmly scored past the Tajikistan goalkeeper to give Pakistan the lead.
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Pakistan's FIRST EVER goal in Olympic qualifying history – a beautiful team goal – scored by Zahmena Malik!#pakistanfootball #footballpakistan #pakistanfootballfederarion #olympicqualifier pic.twitter.com/bC7XoxzPCW
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Pakistan women football team Both teams adopted a more offensive strategy during the second half, which resulted in some outstanding play. As they struck the woodwork, Tajikistan increased their pressure minutes before Pakistan did the same.
Because they kept Tajikistan’s attackers quiet, Pakistan was able to hold off the attack. The Women in Green maintained their slim lead with remarkable composure.