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  • Pakistan Football League: PFF, GSV partner to kick off country's first football league

    The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has signed a partnership with Global Soccer Ventures (GSV) to kick off the country's first-ever football league, the Pakistan Football League (PFL), and upgrade the infrastructure for the sport in the country, according to a press release issued on Tuesday...

    The statement noted that apart from delivering Pakistan's first domestic inter-city franchise league, the new venture would also entail the...

  • Street children football team to compete in Norway, China

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s street children football team will participate in the youth tournaments in Norway and China, founder and CEO Azad Foundation Naveed Hasan Khan announced here on Wednesday...

    “This tour is part of Azad Foundation’s efforts to promote Pakistani football and give opportunities to the neglected and marginalised street children,” said Naveed...

  • Pakistan to play home leg of football World Cup qualifier against Cambodia in Doha

    KARACHI: Qatar will get the first action of the FIFA World Cup it hosts in about three-and-half years’ time on June 11 after it was announced that Pakistan will play the home leg of its first-round qualifier for the 2022 showpiece against Cambodia in Doha...

    The announcement came in the early hours of Thursday by the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) faction that is recognised by global football body FIFA...

  • FOOTBALL: IT’S A MAD, MAD WORLD

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock over the past few months, you must have heard about Neymar Jr breaking the world record for the most-expensive transfer ever as he completed his move away from Barcelona...

    The completion of the transfer has left the whole world in awe, with many football experts and fans contemplating if a single person can be worth that amount...

  • World football rocked by suspensions of Blatter, Platini

    Despite their denials of wrongdoing, both men have gradually been submerged by the scandal that has engulfed the world’s most popular sport, beginning with dawn raids and a series of arrests at a Swiss luxury hotel in May...

    “During this time, the above individuals are banned from all football activities on a national and international level,” the ethics committee said...

  • Under-17 World Cup: Football scouts hunt for the next Messi

    SANTIAGO: While boys from around the world chase the ball on the pitch at the under-17 World Cup, the stands are packed with talent scouts seeking the next Lionel Messi...

    Agents from big European clubs are among the 2,000 or so talent-spotters who have descended on Chile, where the tournament runs until Sunday, on a poor continent particularly prized for its young football talent...

  • Fear and agony: Paris attacks rock football world

    It started as a celebration of football, a glamour friendly between France and world champions Germany in front of 80,000 fans at Paris's showpiece Stade de France...

    When three loud explosions were heard from outside the stadium during the first half, football soon drifted from the minds of the spectators when it eventually emerged that three people had died near the arena in the north of the city...

  • Qatar seeks security help for football world cup

    KARACHI: Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani on Tuesday expressed his desire to learn from Pakistan Army’s experience in security domain...

    During a meeting with Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is on a visit to the Gulf emirate, the premier also sought Pakistan Army’s assistance for the forthcoming football World Cup to be held in Qatar, including provision of manpower...

  • FIFA boss says football federations back expanded World Cup

    DUBAI: Football federations are “overwhelmingly in favour” of expanding the existing 32-nation World Cup, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday...

    The global football federation boss wants to increase the number of teams playing in the World Cup final tournament to 48, arguing that it can be done in the same time frame as the current tournament...

  • Germany to play Saudi Arabia in football World Cup dress rehearsal

    BERLIN:World champions Germany will play Saudi Arabia in their final test before they defend their World Cup title in Russia in June, the German football association (DFB) said on Friday...

    “Against Austria we are facing a European team, and on a sporting and organisation level it fits with our preparations for the World Cup,” Germany coach Joachim Loew said...

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