National Women Football Championship

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National Women Football Championship
Organising bodyPFF
Founded2005; 14 years ago (2005)
RegionPakistan
Number of teams16 (2018)
Current championsPakistan Army
(1st title)
Most successful club(s)Young Rising Stars (5 titles)
WebsiteNWFC
2018

The National Women Football Championship is the top cup competition for women's football clubs in Pakistan – designed as an equivalent to the National Challenge Cup.

The first edition was held in 2005, organised by Pakistan Football Federation (PFF).

The current champions are Pakistan Army, after defeating WAPDA 3-0 on penalties as the game ended 1-1 in extra time.

Format[edit]

As of 2018 edition, 16 teams participated in the tournament, with three departmental teams, four provincial teams, four regional teams and five club teams, divided into four groups, winner of each group will earn a spot in semi-finals.[1][2]

List of finals[edit]

The finals so far:

Year Winners Score Runners up Scorers Venue
2005 Punjab 1–0 WAPDA
2006 WAPDA 1–0 Islamabad
2007 Sports Science 1–0 Afghanistang
2008 Young Rising Stars 0–0 (a.e.t)
(5–4 pen.)
WAPDA
2009 Malavan BAg 11–0 Sports Science
2010 Young Rising Stars 2-0 WAPDA
2011 Young Rising Stars 1–1 (a.e.t)
(4–3 pen.)
Diya Young Rising Stars: Malaik Noor Goal 50' (pen.)
Diya:Hajra Khan Goal 18'
Jinnah Football Stadium[3]
2012 Young Rising Stars 1–1 (a.e.t)
(2–0 pen.)
WAPDA Young Rising Stars: Sana Mahmood Goal 45'
WAPDA: Mahwish Goal 49'
Jinnah Football Stadium[4]
2013 Young Rising Stars 0–0 (a.e.t)
(3–2 pen.)
Balochistan United Punjab Stadium[5]
2014 Balochistan United 7–0 WAPDA Hajra Khan Goal 4'24'39', Shahlyla Ahmadzai Goal 54', Joyana Goal 50'90+2', Nadia Goal 60' Punjab Stadium[6]
2018 Pakistan Army 1–1 (a.e.t)
(3–0 pen.)
WAPDA Pakistan Army: Khadija Goal 41', WAPDA: Sidra Goal 44' Punjab Stadium[7]

Performance by club[edit]

Club Winners Runners-up Winning Years
Young Rising Stars
5
0
2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
WAPDA
1
5
2006
Balochistan United
1
1
2014
Sports Science
1
1
2007
Malavan BAg
1
0
2009
Punjab
1
0
2005
Pakistan Army
1
0
2018
Afghanistang
0
1
Diya
0
1
Islamabad
0
1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Venue for National Women's Football C'ship yet to be decided [APP]". footballpakistan.com. APP. September 23, 2018. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "National Women Football commences today [The Nation]". footballpakistan.com. The Nation. October 16, 2018. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  3. ^ "Young Rising Star beat Diya FC to clinch National Women Championship". dawn.com. DAWN. September 30, 2011. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  4. ^ "Young Rising Star fight hard to retain Women Championship". footballpakistan.com. FPDC. October 9, 2012. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  5. ^ "Young Rising Star WFC reaches 4th pinnacle [Tribune]". footballpakistan.com. Express Tribune. December 10, 2013. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  6. ^ "Balochistan United WFC thrash WAPDA 7-0 to win National Women's Championship in style". footballpakistan.com. FPDC. August 30, 2014. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  7. ^ "Army annex National Women Football trophy [The Nation]". footballpakistan.com. The Nationa. November 26, 2018. Retrieved November 28, 2018.

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