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Pakistan register first ever win in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers history, beat Cambodia 

Srinagar: Pakistan football team on Tuesday created history by winning first ever match in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers history as they beat Cambodia by 1-0 in Islamabad.

Harun Hamid scored the winning goal for Pakistan in the 67th minute of the match. 

The first leg of the tie between the two sides had ended goalless in Cambodia. 

Otis Khan didn’t feature in the second leg as well since he didn’t get clearance from FIFA.

Before today, Pakistan last hosted a FIFA/AFC World Cup Qualifier in 2011, when Bangladesh played at the Punjab Stadium.

Pakistan will now clash with Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Tajikistan in Group G in round two of the qualifiers.


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