Pakistan football striker Shahlyla Ahmadzai Baloch passed away in a car accident in Karachi late last night. According to report citing her family members Baloch was sitting in the passenger seat when the accident occurred in Karachi’s DHA phase VIII area.
She was the daughter of former Provincial Minister Irfan Baloch and Senator Rubina Irfan. Shahlyla will be laid to rest at the royal graveyard in Kalat. Baloch, 20, was one of the finest strikers for Pakistan women’s football team.
She represented the country at the south Asian football federation women football championship 2014 in islamabad, which was the last international event that Pakistan women’s team competed in.
Earlier, Baloch became the first Pakistani woman to score a hat-trick abroad during her stint in Maldives. She also made the score sheet in Pakistan’s 4-1 victory over Bhutan in 2014 SAFF women’s championship.
She played for the Balochistan United FC as a forward in the domestic circuit.