National U-19 Women’s Football begins 1st August

National U-19 Women’s Football begins 1st August

LAHORE – The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) National Under-19 Women’s Football Championship 2018 will commence tomorrow (August 1) here at City School Football Ground.

Provincial teams Punjab, Balochistan, Sindh and KP, Regional sides Islamabad, Fata, Gilgit-Baltistan and Football Clubs Model Town WFC, Karachi Kickers, Young Rising Stars Rawalpindi, Abbottabad Warriors, Karachi FC, Star FC Mirpur Khas and Young Rising Star Layyah will feature in the event.

The managers meeting/draws ceremony will be held today (Tuesday) while the opening ceremony will be held tomorrow (Wednesday).

The league matches phase will conclude on August 6, quarterfinals to be held on 7th and 8th, semifinals on 9th and 10th, third position match on 11th and the final on 12th.

Pakistan junior women teams will participate in SAFF U-18 Football Championship in October and AFC U19 event in November.

PFF selectors will pick 40 women for national camp with the aim to form better teams for the said events.

Published in The Nation, 31 July 2018