Pakistan held by Syria 1-1 after heartbreaking equaliser in stoppage time.
It was a year that promised so much for Pakistan football, yet it ended with little to show for on the playing field.
In a manner not too dissimilar to a natural disaster, it is the children who have suffered the most from the ongoing power struggle at the upper echelons of football administration in the country.
With his future as Pakistan’s football chief hanging in the balance, Faisal Saleh Hayat blamed the government for the country’s non-participation in next month’s SAFF U-16 Championship.
Former national captain Essa Khan believes that Pakistan can win the 2015 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U16 Championship commencing from August 7 in Bangladesh.