Fareedullah undergoes surgery [Dawn]

Fareedullah undergoes surgery [Dawn]

LAHORE: Pakistan football team forward Fareedullah Khan underwent a successful surgery to treat his clavicle fracture, it was announced officially on Friday.

According to a statement issued by the Pakistan Football Federation’s Normalisation Committee (PFF NC), Fareedullah, 23, broke down while tackling a Jordanian defender during the first half of their FIFA World Cup qualifier in Amman last Tuesday.

“Upon Fareedullah’s return to Pakistan, he promptly received medical care and was transported from the airport to the hospital for necessary treatment. Following the recommendation of PFF’s chief medical officer, Dr Azam Khan, a scan was performed, which indicated the necessity for immediate surgical intervention. The surgery was performed by Consultant Orthopedic and Sports Surgeon Dr Amir Sohail in Lahore,” a statement from the PFF NC said.

“The young forward was advised to rest and undergo rehabilitation for eight to ten weeks before returning to the field. Fareedullah’s

comeback is subject to his successful completion of the rehabilitation programme and following the go-ahead by the medical staff,” the statement added.

Published in Dawn, March 30th, 2024

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