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New composition of Pakistan FF normalisation committee confirmed!

Following the decision of the Bureau of the FIFA Council to extend the mandate of the normalisation committee of the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) until June 30, 2021, FIFA and the AFC have decided to replace three of the four members. The decision follows the resignation of the previous PFF …

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Bureau of the FIFA Council passes decisions concerning Côte d’Ivoire & Pakistan!

The Bureau of the FIFA Council had taken jus before Christmas the following decisions concerning the governance of two member associations. Normalisation committee appointed for the Ivorian Football Association (FIF) The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to appoint a normalisation committee for FIF pursuant to art. 8 par. …

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Notes from Pakistan: ‘Aap haar-ke hi lautogey,’ Tejinder Kumar recalls India’s 1993 SAFF Cup triumph!

As today, July 23, 2020 marks the 27th anniversary of India winning the first-ever SAFF Championship which was held in Lahore, crafty midfielder Tejinder Kumar feels nostalgic. He took a walk down memory lane to recollect talks and statements which provoked the Blue Tigers, led by late VP Sathyen, to win …

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COVID-19 pandemic forces SAFF Championship postponement to 2021!

The South Asian Football Federation held a video conference with their seven member associations – BFF (Bangladesh Football Federation), BFF (Bhutan Football Federation), AIFF (All India Football Federation), FAM (Football Association of Maldives), ANFA (All Nepal Football Association), PFF (Pakistan Football Federation), and FFSL (Football Federation of Sri Lanka) – …

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FIFA extends Pakistan FF Normalisation Committee mandate!

The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided on Thursday, May 14 to extend the mandate of the PFF Normalisation Committee, which was due to expire on June 15, 2020, until December 31, 2020. While the PFF Normalisation Committee has made significant progress in several aspects and the PFF now …

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Sandesh Jhingan invokes Lord Buddha, urges fans to appreciate what they have!

Blue Tigers centre-back Sandesh Jhingan quoted Lord Buddha in a message, urging fans to “appreciate” what they have, as he joined a consortium of South Asian football players in a Facebook Live session conducted by the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) on Thursday, May 7. The 26-year-old was joined by …

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AFC GS meets Pakistan FF Normalisation Committee Chairperson!

The AFC General Secretary Dato’ Windsor John met the Chairperson of the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) Normalisation Committee Humza Khan and Acting General Secretary Colonel Mujahid Ullah Khan at the AFC House on Monday. The meeting was to discuss the progress of the Normalisation Committee which is tasked with holding …

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Normalisation committee appointed for the Pakistan Football Federation!

On June 27, 2019, the Bureau of the FIFA Council decided to appoint a normalisation committee for the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) in accordance with art. 14 par. 1(a) and art. 8 par. 2 of the FIFA Statutes. The decision follows the recent FIFA/AFC fact-finding mission to Pakistan, which concluded …

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2022 FIFA World Cup – 2023 AFC Asian Cup: Asian teams discover Round 1 qualifier opponents!

The draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar and 2023 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers – Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 1 took place at the AFC House in the Malaysian capital on Wednesday, April 17. Seeded teams Malaysia, Cambodia, Macau, Laos, Bhutan and Mongolia were handed challenging fixtures for …

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Draw done for 2020 AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers, India in tough group!

The journey to the 2020 AFC U23 Championship – Thailand qualifiers has begun following the official draw ceremony at the AFC House on Wednesday, November 7. The Draw divided the 44 participating teams into two zones of WEST (West + South + Central) with 24 teams, and EAST (East + …

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