Pakistan FA President praised by women's football

Robina Irfan, Chairperson of Pakistan Football Federation's "Women Wing" has hailed the concrete steps taken in boosting football in the country and giving encouragement by announcing prize money for players. “PFF under the leadership of Faisal Saleh Hayat is striving hard for giving a new identity to football in the country,” she told APP. “I truly believe that we are making a great leap forward in football,” said Robina who is also member of the Islamic Federation of Women Sport's Medicine Committee, adding that Futsal was introduced to Pakistan via women's football and the first-ever Pakistan women's team toured Jordan last May. She called the PFF President’s work on women's football “a milestone” and hoped that Pakistan will build up a strong national women team to compete in 16th edition of Asian Women's Championship.