Pakistan football team hands $10,000 to CJ [The Nation]

Pakistan football team hands $10,000 to CJ [The Nation]

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan football team, which played the semifinals of the 2018 SAFF Cup in Dhaka against arch-rivals India, met with Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar here at Supreme Court building on Wednesday.

Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) vice president Sardar Naveed Haider Khan was leading the national team. The Chief Justice lauded the team’s performance and thanked the team for the donation of $10,000 for Prime Minister/Chief Justice Dam Fund.

The team handed over the cheque to the CJ. Talking to the players, the Chief Justice assured his all-out support to the PFF and youth and hoped that the national football team will win laurels for the country in international events.

Sardar Naveed, who is also President of Punjab FA, said: “We are grateful to Chief Justice Saqib Nisar for inviting the team and giving us honour. The boys were very excited and spent around 45 minutes and having chit chat with the CJ, who promised to take initiatives for the youth of the country, which is very encouraging. We take lot of heart form his motivational and inspirational speech.”

Published in The Nation, 20 September 2018