PFF name squad for AFC U23 Asian Cup Qualifiers

The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has announced the men’s squad which will travel to Bahrain on Monday for AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024 Qualifiers, starting from September 6.

The 23 players include Goalkeepers: Salman ul Haq, Hassan Ali and Usman Ali; Defenders: Mohammad Sohail, Mohib Ullah, Haseeb Ahmed Khan, Mohammad Sufyan, Syed Abdullah Shah, Mamoon Moosa Khan, Saeed Khan and Abdullah Iqbal; Midfielders: Mohammad Hayan Khattak, Mohammad Taha, Zaid Umar, Nizam Uddin, Alamgir Ghazi and Harun Hamid; Forwards: Shayak Dost, Moin Ahmed, Mohammad Waheed, Mohammad Waleed, Hamza Ahmed and Fareed Ullah.

Pakistan was placed in Group D of the AFC U23 Asian Cup Qatar 2024 Qualifiers alongside Bahrain, hosts, Japan, 2016 winners, and Palestine.

Pakistan will kick off its campaign against Japan on September 6, while they will take on Bahrain and Palestine on September 9 and 12, respectively.

By Nadeem Faisal Baiga