Pakistan Soccer in Turmoil, Both Off the Field and On [NYT]

Pakistan Soccer in Turmoil, Both Off the Field and On [NYT]

John Duerden writes for the New York Times about abysmal state of affairs in Pakistani football in whole of 2015

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2015: Politics, corruption beat Pakistan football yet again [Dawn]

2015: Politics, corruption beat Pakistan football yet again [Dawn]

It was a year that promised so much for Pakistan football, yet it ended with little to show for on the playing field.

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It’s time to investigate Pakistan football’s corruption scandals [Nation]

It’s time to investigate Pakistan football’s corruption scandals [Nation]

Ali Ahsan argues FIFA should investigate PFF and do a thorough re-evaluation of how football is governed at national, confederation, and global levels.

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Nasir lambasts PFF for ‘depriving’ him of salary [The News]

Nasir lambasts PFF for ‘depriving’ him of salary [The News]

KARACHI: Former Pakistan team assistant coach Nasir Ismail on Tuesday revealed how Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) “deprived” him of one...

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Another case of embezzlement?: Former coaches cry foul over unpaid dues [Express Tribune]

Another case of embezzlement?: Former coaches cry foul over unpaid dues [Express Tribune]

Ex national team coaches Nasir Ismail and Gohar Zaman accuse PFF of taking away their AID-27 salaries and of others.

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Jerome Champagne proposes greater checks on Goal Projects [Dawn]

Jerome Champagne proposes greater checks on Goal Projects [Dawn]

Dawn's Umaid Wasim interviewed FIFA Presidential candidate about his promise to overhaul FIFA's Goal Projects with more assistance to developing countries but with greater accountability. He also discussed the ongoing crisis in the PFF.

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Pakistan’s Hayat keeps AFC legal posts despite breaking the law at home [IWF]

Pakistan’s Hayat keeps AFC legal posts despite breaking the law at home [IWF]

With little fanfare and hardly any publicity, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) recently proudly announced the makeup of its new standing committees for the next four years. One of those re-elected as chairman of its legal committee - was Makhdoom Syed Faisal Saleh Hayat, the controversial Pakistani who has been at the centre of a bitter domestic dispute.

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Can FIFA resolve Pak football crisis? [The News]

Can FIFA resolve Pak football crisis? [The News]

After holding a series of meetings with Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) and its rival group led by Syed Zahir Shah, the ball now is in FIFA’s court.

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