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Pakistan to take on India in AFC Championship qualifiers

LAHORE – Pakistan will take on India in the 37th AFC U19 Championship Qualifiers. The event is slated to run from November 1 to 12. Meanwhile, Japan’s quest for their maiden AFC U19 Championship crown will see them draw swords against fellow East Asian giants and 11-time winners Korea Republic in the qualifiers.
Pakistan’s other opponents in Group C will be Uzbekistan, Iran, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. The Pakistan-India clash will be the first in age-limit competitions since

Pak footballers to appear in UAE qualifiers

LAHORE – Pakistan will attempt to earn a slot in the 15th World U17 Cup 2013, to be held in the UAE, when they face Asian teams in the 15th AFC U16 Championship this year. North Korea will defend the title.
PFF President Faisal Saleh Hayat has asked the Operation Wing to call as many teams as they can for the 8th National U16 Championship (May 1-15) to get an abundance of talented players ahead of the Championship. The AFC U16 show – which is held every two years – also acts as a

Samar named captain for Challenge Cup qualifiers

LAHORE – Pakistan Football Federation President Faisal Saleh Hayat has approved defender Samar Ishaq, gold medalist for KRL in PPFL 2009, as captain for the the fourth AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers at MBJP Stadium, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
Pakistan are clubbed in Group B and take on Turkmenistan on March 21 before locking horns with India (23 March), followed by Chinese Taipei (March 25). NBP midfielder Abdul Aziz will act as vice captain. Pakistan squad for 4th AFC Challenge Cup

PFF announces probables for AFC Qualifiers

LAHORE – The Pakistan Football Federation has named 37 players for the national football team’s appearance in the fourth AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers. The winner of the finals will qualify for the 16th Asian Cup, to be held in Australia in 2015. Pakistan will take on Turkmenistan (21 March), India (23 March) and Chinese Taipei (25 March) in Group B encounters at Kuala Lumpur.
The Asian Football Confederation allowed Pakistan a bye into the pre-qualifying stage in the event, that