PFF invites bids for National Challenge Cup

KARACHI: Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has invited bids for the National Challenge Cup which the federation plans to hold from May 6 to 20.

The PFF wants such bidders who could meet the basic requirements of holding the event as hosts and organisers. It will cost the organisers Rs626,000 to hold the event.

The organizers will be responsible to meet the expenses of board and lodging for the match officials, local transport for officials, ground maintenance charges, opening and closing ceremonies, teams, match officials, TSG, media and guest refreshment, furniture and PA system, ball boys and medical facilities.

The bidders have been asked to submit their bids by March 20.

Other expenses amounting to Rs1,843,000 will be met by the PFF itself. It includes provision of 100 footballs to the teams, trophies and medals expenses, TA/DA of Technical Study Group, prize money of Rs700,000, DA allowance for match commissioner, referee assessor, referees, media and marketing.

According to the PFF budget, the winners of the championship will be handed over Rs300,000, the runners-up will go away with Rs200,000 and the fair-play trophy winners will receive Rs30,000.

Similarly, Rs20,000 will be handed over to the best player, Rs15,000 each will be given away to the best goalie, leading scorer and the best referee, while Rs5,000 will be handed over to the best assistant referee.

From: The News