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After three years, the national football team left for Nepal to play an international match

Pakistan football team left for Nepal on Sunday to play their first international match after 3 years.

The national team is led by Hasan Bashir while Mohammad Umar Hayat is his deputy and Shahzad Anwar is with the team as head coach.

It should be noted that Pakistan played their last international match against Cambodia in 2019 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

The only friendly match of the tour will be played in Nepal on November 16. PFF Normalization Committee Chairman Haroon Malik said that the national team is returning to the international track after 3 years.

He said that Pakistani footballers are getting an opportunity to represent their country, they will get an opportunity to improve their skills and increase their confidence.

Head coach Shahzad Anwar says that after 7 weeks of training, the squad has been finalised, it is hoped that the players will achieve success by playing with enthusiasm.

Three goalkeepers have been included in the national squad, including Saqib Hanif, Yousuf Ijaz Butt and Abdul Basit.

Defenders include Zain (junior), Sohail Khan, Syed Junaid Ali Shah, Abdullah Shah, Mamoon Musa, Abdullah Iqbal, Sardar Wali and Haseeb Khan.

Midfielders include Umeer Ali, Zainul Abedin Ishaq, Abdul Qadir Khan, Alamgir Ghazi, Muhammad Adnan Yaqub and Adnan Saeed.

Similarly, forwards include Muhammad Afzal, Muhammad Waheed, Muhammad Waleed Khan and Shaiq Dost.

Muhammad Habib Assistant Coach, Zahid Taj Goalkeeping Coach, Dr. Adnan Physio, Ertaza Hussain Manager, Hasnain Haider, Muhammad Ali, Haider Ali and Abdul Qayyum.