It was a year that promised so much for Pakistan football, yet it ended with little to show for on the playing field.
Pakistan’s senior football team players have stressed that the conflict between the two factions of Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) should be resolved as soon as possible.
Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) president Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat has said that the matter of the federation has reached at a very crucial stage after the Fifa’s decision which endorsed him as PFF chief and urged the government to stop political interference in the federation’s matters.
With little fanfare and hardly any publicity, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) recently proudly announced the makeup of its new standing committees for the next four years. One of those re-elected as chairman of its legal committee - was Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat, the controversial Pakistani who has been at the centre of a bitter domestic dispute.
Former national team captain Col Mujahidullah Tareen has asked the incumbent Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) administrator Justice Asad Munir to appoint technically-qualified people in the country’s football governing body to put the game on the right track in the country.