"Now we have started football trials in an effort to hunt talent for future national and international events," said SAPM Youth Affairs Shaza Fatima Khawaja.
REVIVING FOOTBALL IN LYARI [Dawn EOS]
Karachi’s oldest and working class settlement Lyari is famed worldwide for its passion for football in particular. Swindon Town and Karachi FC aim to take to next level.
Finding Pakistan’s Mohamed Salah [TNS]
Coaches and officials from Swindon Town FC continue in their hunt for raw footballing talent from Pakistan in partnership with Karachi FC and Commissioner Karachi
Talent hunt launched in football, volleyball under PMYP [The News]
The Prime Minister’s Youth Programme (PMYP) officially launched talent hunt initiatives across Pakistan for male and female players aged 15-25.
Swindon Town FC officials meet Karachi Commissioner [The News]
Delegation with club vice-chairman Zavier Austin, academy coach Alex Pike and Chris Hull of Sky Sports met Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Iqbal Memon
STFC to host two local coaches in England [The News]
Basit Ali and Zubair, two football coaches from Lyari, selected for further training in England with EFL League Two side Swindon Town FC. The club has a long-term training program with Karachi FC
First leg of Karachi’s tryout concludes [The Nation]
PFF began nationwide trials phases for boys U16s and women under coach Adeel Rizki in Karachi. Trials expected to reach other cities too.
Prime Minister Youth Program, PFF agree on cooperation to promote football in Pakistan [The Nation]
PFF NC delegation met with SAPM Youth Affairs Shaza Fatima Khawaja about football development cooperation and appraising her on NC's progress towards resuming national teams etc
Local footballers making progress, says Swindon FC coach [The News]
Swindon Town Academy coach Alex Pike again in Karachi to oversee training of shortlisted U15 players for scholarship selection at the English club
A miracle in the making? [TNS]
A dream project run by an English professional football club is underway to help groom raw but talented youngsters from a modest Karachi locality into world class players