Like in the past, Pakistan fell in the first round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers when they were held by Yemen to a goalless draw in their second leg in Manama on March 23.
Pakistan head-coach Mohammed Al Shamlan will not extend his contract with the national team after it expires in July this year.
Pakistan’s top winger Mohammad Adil has been offered a trial at a Dutch second-tier club, the FC Dordoi midfielder told Dawn on Tuesday.
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) postponed the 2016 AFC Under-23 championship qualifiers Group B matches which were scheduled to be conducted at Lahore from March 23-31.
Pakistan football team will get a major boost when Denmark-based prolific striker Mohammad Ali joins the side ahead of their 2018 World Cup Qualifiers tie against Yemen.
An enthusiastic Pakistan side conquered Malaysia Under-19 football team beating them 3-1 in their practice match at Shah Alam Stadium Selangor in Kuala Lumpur on Monday.
Pakistan were drawn with a monstrous Yemen side in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers first round as the draws for the 12 lowest-ranked Asian nations were unveiled at Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday.
Asia’s 12 lowest ranked sides – India, Sri Lanka, Yemen, Cambodia, Chinese Taipei, Timor Leste, Nepal, Macau, Pakistan, Mongolia, Brunei and Bhutan – will be involved in the draw at AFC House.
Pakistan ended their decade long drought at home after beating Afghanistan 2-1 in an International Friendly in Lahore, also avenging the 3-0 loss suffered to the SAFF Champions in August 2013.