Pakistan football team has left for India to take part in SAFF Football Championship

PFF Press Release, Lahore, Pakistan, Nov 29, 2011: Pakistan National Football Team has today (Wednesday) through PK-270 at 1430 Hours PST from Lahore to New Delhi, India to take part in SAFF Football Championship-2011, New Delhi India to be held in Jawaharlal Nehru Football Stadium, New Delhi India from 2nd December to 11th December, 2011.

According to the press release issued here by Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat, President PFF wished National team the best. He hoped they shall play in an outstanding manner as the peoples of Pakistan are looking for a victory by their young players. He expressed his satisfaction on their training and the ability to play well.

The detail of National Football Team contingents are as follows: Jaffar Khan (GK, Captain), Adnan Farooq Ahmed (MW, Vice Captain), Samar Ishaq (DF, Vice Captain), Saquib Hanif (GK), Muzamil Hussain (GK), Kamran Khan (DF), Muhammad Rizwan Asif (DF), Muhammad Ahmed (DF), Naveed Ahmed (DF), Manzoor Ahmed (DF), Alamgir Khan (DF), Faisal Iqbal (MF), Ansar Abbas (MF), Saddam Hussain (MF), Kaleem Ullah (MF), Muhammad Adil (MF), Muhammad Ikram (MF), Atif Bashir Qureshi (MF),Jadeed Khan Pathan (FW) Shakir Lashari (FW) Husnain Abbas (FW) and Junaid Qadir (FW).

The officials of the National team are Zavisha Milosavljevich (Coach/Manager), Syed Nasir Ismail (Assistant Coach), Gohar Zaman (Assistant Coach/Assistant Manager), Muhammad Aslam Khan (Goalkeeper Coach) and Dr. Kamran Mehdi (Physio/Media Manager)

Pakistan has been placed in Group B with the Bangladesh, Maldives and Nepal. All the matches of the group will be conducted at the Jawaharlal Nehru Football Stadium New Delhi. Pakistan will open their mission on December 1 with the match against Bangladesh, followed by their games against Maldives on November 4 and against Nepal on December 6.

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