Lahore, 30 October : Pakistan Football Federation (PFF)’s President Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat has approved thirty participants for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Solidarity Technical Course, slated to run at Lahore’s FIFA Football House from 3-14 November 2008.
Faisal Saleh Hayat, MNA, who is also member of AFC Disciplinary Committee, has urged the national coaches/trainers to acquire technical know-how and work harder for the promotion of soccer in the country. There should be free and frank discussion so that the coaches would be able to share each other’s ideas.
“I hope this IOC course will hone the skill of the coaches under illustrious Erich Rutemöller who is one of the best-known German soccer coaches : Chief Instructor of the German Soccer Association (DFB), Member of the DFB Competence Team. Due to his expertise, his inside knowledge and great sense of humor he is one of the most sought-after speakers on the subject of soccer,” he added.
Five females will be among participants that includes Sadia Sheikh and Shaista Laghari who represented Pakistan in third Amman international Women’s Futsal Championship 2006 at Jordanian capital of Amman as Assistant Coach and Vice Captain respectively.
The prominent figure during 12-day course will be SAF Games 1991 Gold Medallist Muhammad Nauman Khan who captained Pakistan in second SAFF Championship 1995 at Colombo.
Army : Lt. Col. Muhammad Nauman Khan
Punjab : Muhammad Habib, Noman Ibrahim, Uzma Zaidi, Ishrat Fatima
Balochistan : Muhammad Asghar, Malik Sher, Shaista Laghari
NWFP : Gohar Zaman, Saeed Ullah, Muhammad Saleem
AJK : Akhtiar Ullah
Sindh : Hassan Baloch, Sadia Sheikh, Rashid Ahmed
KRL : Sajjad Mehmood
Navy : Muhammad Hussain
Railways : Muhammad Rashid, Umer Farooq
PMC : Mujeeb Ur Rehman
NBP : Zahid Taj
SSGC : Nasim Ahmed
WAPDA : TanveerAhmed, Bilal Ahmed Butt, Kirin Illyas
PTB : Tanveer Hassnain
PEL ; Asghar Khan Anjum
PIA : Ejaz Ahmed Kaka, Zahid Niaz
HEC : Javed Ali Soomro