Sports in Pakistan: Football in Pakistan
Pakistan National Football Team
|Nickname of the team||The Green shirts|
|Association||PFF-Pakistan Football Federation|
|Home Stadiums for Football||Jinnah Stadium, Punjab Stadium|
|Confederation||AFC ( Asian Football Cup)|
|Sub Confederation||SAFF ( South Asian Football Federation)|
Pakistan Football Federation (PFF)
This is the governing body of the National Football team of Pakistan and it is also a member of AFC Asian football Confederation. The Pakistani team has yet not been able to qualify for Asian Cup championship or the FIFA World cup but the Head coach Zaviša Milosavljević has positive expectations from the current Pakistan Football team members, which he conveyed to the press after the recent International tour of the team. The Government of Pakistan has invested more in 2000 s and improved the infrastructure and facilities which has boosted up the spirits. Jinnah Sports stadium has a huge capacity for football lovers. The team has taken third position in the South Asian Football Federation Cup twice and has been runners up in Merdeka Cup once. The team also finished second in the Quaid-e-Azam Tournament twice.
The biggest competition of Football in Pakistan is the National Football Challenge Cup for which great matches are played every year.
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