Sports in Pakistan: Football in Pakistan

by on September 14, 2012
in Sports in Pakistan

Football in Pakistan, Pakistani football team

Pakistan National Football Team

The Pakistani team of Football is striving hard to be successful in this very popular sport of the world. The brief profile and status of our team is as below:

Nickname of the team The Green shirts
Coach Zaviša Milosavljević
Captain Jaffar Khan
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)
FIFA Rank 181

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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