ISLAMABAD – The ability struggle between Makhdoom Syed Faisal Salah Hayat and elected Pakistan Soccer Federation (PFF) President Engineer Syed Ashfaq Hussain Shah is all set to price nationwide gamers dearly, as it’s virtually positive now that AFC will permit Faisal-led Pakistan group to play World Cup qualifiers in opposition to Cambodia on June 6 away leg and on June 11’s Pakistan dwelling leg on the impartial venue of Bahrain.
Engineer Ashfaq was duly elected because the PFF president within the elections held final yr on the directives of Supreme Courtroom of Pakistan. However like witnessed prior to now, nobody is able to go away the posts and makes use of worldwide our bodies as instruments to save lots of his/her pores and skin and desires to spend total life in respective federation. Similar occurred within the PFF when Makhdoom, regardless of spending greater than a decade as PFF president, will not be able to pay any heed in the direction of rule of regulation, Supreme Courtroom of Pakistan orders, regardless of he has welcomed Supreme Courtroom orders and hailed them outdoors Supreme Courtroom constructing.
Utilizing his relations with AFC, Makhdoom had secretly assembled gamers in Bahrain, who will signify Pakistan within the World Cup qualifiers in opposition to Cambodia. Essentially the most astonishing factor is that why does authorities of Pakistan carry on sleeping, why Supreme Courtroom doesn’t take any motion in opposition to Makhdoom’s anti-Pakistan and anti-football insurance policies. On what grounds, AFC allowed Makhdoom to discipline group within the title of Pakistan, by which round 15 gamers are overseas based mostly, whereas a number of gamers have flown from Pakistan, in opposition to whom their respective departments and PFF are taking immediate motion.
Just lately, four-member FIFA delegation led by Luca Nicola together with P Kattel, Alexandre Gros and Andrew Mercer arrived in Lahore and met with Makhdoom Faisal and PFF legal professionals together with Ch Zulfiqar advocate Supreme Courtroom of Pakistan and Barrister Taha Alizai, by which PFF legal professionals had introduced all of the evidences of malpractices, embezzlement of funds, misuse of powers by Makhdoom and in addition introduced proofs of different allegations. The elections report was additionally introduced to the visiting FIFA delegation.
PFF President Engineer Syed Ashfaq Hussian Shah additionally had an in depth assembly with the FIFA delegation, by which he knowledgeable them concerning the elections course of and requested them to permit elected PFF physique to ship Pakistan soccer group for the World Cup qualifiers. FIFA delegation knowledgeable him that AFC is now holding qualifiers but when Pakistan group earns a spot within the World Cup, it is going to be in FIFA’s area after which they may see the matter. They suggested Ashfaq to put in writing a letter to AFC. He advised the delegation that they’d already wrote letters to the AFC and requested them to supply justice and permit genuinely-elected PFF physique to ship Pakistan group.
When this scribe contacted Precept Employees Officer to PFF President, Syed Sharafat Hussain Bukhari, who can also be IFA secretary, he stated: “We had duly knowledgeable FIFA, AFC and wrote letters to authorities, IPC Minister and used each out there platform. We will solely request whereas it’s authorities’s responsibility to make sure elected representatives ought to have chosen the nationwide group. We organized a month-long coaching camp of nationwide group at Pakistan Sports activities Complicated underneath head coach Tariq Lutfi and assembled 55 gamers from throughout the nation, who have been offered one of the best amenities.
“We requested the federal government and worldwide our bodies again and again however no heed was paid. It’s not about Ashfaq or Makhdoom, it’s about way forward for Pakistan and its gamers. I additionally request Supreme Courtroom to take suo moto motion as it’s concerning the popularity of the nation and way forward for gamers,” Sharafat concluded.
Gamers together with skipper Saddam Hussain have requested Prime Minister and Chief Justice of Pakistan to supply them justice and take motion in opposition to these, who had disadvantaged them of their due proper of representing Pakistan within the World Cup qualifiers.