It is really disheartening for the entire nation that Pakistani striker Shahlyla Ahmadzai Baloch has passed away in a car accident in Karachi. According to news reports, Shahlyla Baloch was sitting in the passenger seat when the accident took place. Only 20 years old, she was the finest striker in the Pakistani women's football team. She had represented Pakistan at the South Asian Football Federation Women Football Championship 2014 in Islamabad and and other international competitions. Shahlyla had earned great respect in football and was the first Pakistani women to score a hat-trick abroad and had helped Pakistan to secure wins on numerous occasions. Her untimely death has shocked the entire nation, and it can seriously affect the women’s football team. She had successfully proven that women are no less than men, and acts as an inspiration to a lot of young girls who wish to pursue their dreams. We should pay her a much deserved tribute. 

Sanaullah Samad 

Turbat, October 14, 2016