In response to speculation on social media about a rumoured franchise league, PFF NC said any franchise or national league in the country can only be held by the PFF.
The striker, who hails from Pakistan, says he wouldn't mind playing for Pakistan in the future. "That's something I would decide later. I have thought about playing for Pakistan. For now I just want to focus on club football."
When Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) president Faisal Saleh Hayat left for the Bahrain capital of Manama on Monday night, he was confident he would become AFC’s South zone vice-president during the Ordinary Congress of Asia’s football governing body on Thursday.
"There is potential to emulate the star-studded competition grabbing global attention across the border but the bureaucrats are holding progress back" writes football writer John Duerden