Fathimath Saliya of MPL scored screamer at the last minute of the match against Club Immigration, to beat them dramatically by 2-1 to advance to the semifinal as the group leaders.
Both teams more focused on the possession and ran forward mostly on counterattacks. Rani Mulyasari of Club Immigration scored the opener, few minutes after the second half began. Her left-footed effort went through the legs of MPL goalkeeper, who first appeared in the tournament on 2017 for Immigration.
MPL’s equalizer came from the Iranian player, Sahar zamanifard. The winning goal for MPL came in the extra time when they goal a free kick in Immigration’s half. Aminath Shamila rolled the free kick to Saliya, who was facing the goal from the middle. She fired the ball to her left-top corner, giving no chance for the goalkeeper to thwart her.
On the other group, Police Club advanced to the semifinal as the group leaders and Dhivehi Sifainge Club advanced as the second. Police Club won their last match of the group 20-0 against Fen Club. On the other hand, DSC scored ten goals to win by 10-1 against Trade Club.
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