Pak-Bahrain women series to provide a boost for the SA event

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) believes the Pak Bahrain Women Series kicking off this month would give the female team a boost for the South Asian event saying the federation is focused on providing all facilities to women.

Pakistan’s women’s football team will play a three-match friendly
series against the hosts in preparation for the SAFF Women’s Football Championship next month.

The matches to be played on October 23 26 and 29 are aimed at
providing the team with vital practice ahead of the South Asian event slated to be held in Lahore.

In a press release issued here, PFF President Faisal Saleh Hayat said
”despite all financial constraints we are focused on providing all facilities to the women’s football team for a good showing in the SAFF Championship”.

Squad for the series include Hajra Khan (captain), Malika Noor
(vice captain), Mahwish Khan, Diana Baig, Rafia Perveen, Mahnaz Shah,
Mussarrat Shaheen, Rukhsar Rasheed, Abiha Haider, Zulfia Shah, Roshnan
Ali, Shayanne Sowieba Sarfraz, Sahar Zaman, Fatima Ansari, Shahlayla
Baloch, Sumaira Kousar, Sofia Mahpara, Azra Farooq.