Facing off against Solo FK in a nail-biting showdown, Pakistan showcased their mettle after conceding an early goal. The turning point came when Tufail Shinwari, the skipper, unleashed a breathtaking free-kick that found the back of the net, reigniting the flames of hope for the Pakistani contingent.
The intensity of the match was palpable as both sides battled relentlessly, each striving to seize victory. With the final whistle heralding a 1-1 draw, the spectacle escalated into a heart-stopping extra time, where players pushed their limits in a cold rainy day in Ekeberg, Norway. Yet, even this additional period failed to break the deadlock, a testament to the unwavering spirit of both teams.
Ultimately, it was the sheer nerve and precision of Solo FK that propelled them to the summit. As the penalty shootout unfolded, the Solo FK team exhibited remarkable composure, slotting home each penalty with precision and poise while Team Pakistan, who performed exceptionally throughout, missed the final penalty kick to lose it 8-7.
Nevertheless, the Pakistan Team performed sensationally throughout the tournament, but could not make it past the final hurdle.