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Pakistan football: Think of the future now

Pakistan under-16 team’s triumph in the South Asian Football Federation (Saff) Championship serves as an eye-opener to our sports policy-makers that the country has an abundance of talent that is waiting to blossom. Hats off to the young players from a nation where football patronage is missing, infrastructure is miserable and the so-called youth development programmes are just a mockery of the sport. The win prompted a Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) official to claim it a result of the federation’s youth programmes which was far from the truth. These programmes are being run on paper and not on the field. Without ...

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