Nine-month time sought for holding elections is as per PFF constitution. Scrutiny of clubs is the most important step and may take more time than expected due to any legal complications arising during the scrutiny.
The government’s decision to side with the PFF NC in the dispute was taken more than a month ago, during a meeting at the Prime Minister house on overhauling of sports governance structures in Pakistan on Sept 1
"It's embarrassing that SAFF Cup is progress in Maldives and Pakistan is not there because of the suspension. Coaches of Nepal and Bhutan who are my friends tell me that they miss Pakistan," Nasir said.