October 8, 2018| Lisbon Mission Post|
Pakistan Football Team participated in the recently concluded International Socca Federation (ISF) Socca World Cup held in Lisbon from 23rd to 29th September, 2018.
A dinner was hosted by the Charge d’Affaires Mr. Fayaz Ahmad Khan in the hounour of the Pakistan Football team and its management at Pakistan House.
Chief Operating Officer (COO) Leisure Leagues Mr. Ishaq Shah thanked the Acting Ambassador for honoring and hosting the team at the Pakistan House in Lisbon, which has been highly encouraging for the players.
Mr. Ishaq apprised the Acting Ambassador that Chairman World Group Mr. Mehmood Trunkwala and ISF Vice President Mr. Shahzaib Trunkwala played pivotal role in making it possible for Pakistan team to compete against top teams of the world in the Socca World Cup. Leisure Leagues is an enterprise of World Group. Leisure Leagues established Pakistan socca football team after an extensive season throughout Pakistan and also arranged team’s participation in the Socca World Cup in Lisbon.
The Charge d’Affaires Mr. Fayaz Ahmad Khan said that Pakistan’s participation in the Socca World Cup in Lisbon has promoted the soft image of Pakistan in the world. Pakistan Sport diplomacy has conveyed to the world that Pakistani youth always remain engaged in constructive activities and play their part in promoting peace through sports.
The Cd’A further said that Leisure Leagues remarkable activities show that there is special interest of Trunkwala Family in promoting football in Pakistan and hoped that their efforts would culminate into making Pakistan a strong football playing nation in times to come.
The Charge d’Affaires Mr. Fayaz Ahmad Khan congratulated the team for winning ‘Fair Play’ Award.
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