By Shahrukh Sohail, Chief Editor, Lahore
Saddam Hussain will be available to take part in the friendly game in Lahore, although he won’t have winged wonder Mohammad Adil and Pakistan captain Kaleemullah with him.
After some wrangling, the PFF have coaxed Zavisa Milosavljevic to release midfielder Saddam, who did not take part in Dordoi’s 2-1 win in the Kyrgz Super Cup on Saturday.
The Karachi lad has already arrived in Lahore today (Saturday), however, winger Mohammad Adil and forward Kaleemullah have not been included in the squad to face Palestine as Dordoi Bishkek refused to let them leave due to their Super Cup finale.
Pakistan coach Mohammad Al-Shamlan also had the chance to call-up foreign-based players but continued his baffling decision of not including them for the senior international friendly despite the likes of Hassan Bashir (Fremad Amager), Mohammad Ali (Svebolle), Yousuf Butt (Brønshøj), Zesh Rehman (Pahang FA), Nabil Aslam (AB) and Bilal Butt (Burnham FC) being available for selection.