With Pakistan likely hosting Palestine on 15 November, PFF plans another FIFA date friendly.
Pakistan coach Mohamed Shamlan believes that for the national team, selecting players based on their individual skills rather than the performance of their departments and clubs as a whole is imperative.
Denmark-based striker Hassan Bashir will lead Pakistan football team in their one-off friendly against Afghanistan at the Punjab Stadium, Lahore, on Friday.
A top official of Afghanistan football team on Tuesday said that their team was in excellent shape and would deliver against Pakistan in the one-off friendly at Punjab Stadium, Lahore, on Friday
The good news for Pakistan is that former Fulham defender Zeeshan Rehman and Denmark-based Hassan Bashir will be part of the team for the match against Afghanistan.
National footballers will assemble in Lahore on Saturday (today) to kick-start their preparations for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers and 2016 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 Championship qualifiers
The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has confirmed that the Pakistan-Afghanistan fixture in February will remain unperturbed despite an unfortunate attack on the Afghanistan coach in his home country.