AFC delegation holds important meeting with PFF

PFF NC chairman Haroon Malik and senior member Shahid Khokhar attended the meeting

By Web Desk
May 07, 2024
AFC meeting with PFF on Monday. - PFF

A three-member delegation of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Monday held a meeting with the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) Normalisation Committee here at the federation’s headquarters.

In the meeting discussion was held about various matters, also relating to the current situation of the country’s football.

The delegation comprised AFC Head of Strategic Planning and Advisory Unit Lazarus Johnson, AFC Senior Manager South Asia Unit Sonam Jigmi and Manager South Asia Unit Dinish De Silva.

NC chairman Haroon Malik and senior member Shahid Khokhar attended the meeting. In the meeting the governance of the PFF, finances, infrastructure and professional football matters were discussed at length. According to the PFF NC, the delegation will stay in Pakistan for three days to observe various matters.

Meanwhile, WAPDA and WSTC from Group C, SA Gardens and PAF from Group D qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2023-24 National Football Challenge Cup (NCC) Round Two.

Group C’s final standings are WAPDA on top with 9 points after 3 wins out of 3, WSTC second on 4 points, Otto Cranes third on 3 points, while Police finish fourth on 1 point.

Group D’s final standings are SA Gardens on top after 7 points, PAF second on 6 points, Asia Ghee Mills third on 4 points, while Railways finish fourth on 0 points.

The 2023-24 National Football Challenge Cup quarterfinals line-ups are as follows:

1st Quarterfinal: Army vs Navy – 7 May

2nd Quarterfinal: KRL vs HEC – 7 May

3rd Quarterfinal: WAPDA vs PAF – 8 May

4th Quarterfinal: SA Gardens vs WSTC – 8 May