The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has notified holding women footballing clinics in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) for two days.
The objective of these training sessions, which will start from September 3, is to uplift female players and develop the sport in the territory.
The sessions will take place in Hunza, Danyor, Gilgit, Gulmit, and Gojal.
The initiative is aimed at encouraging young female footballers in Gilgit-Baltistan to take up the sport professionally and helping them improve skills. 🇵🇰⚽#pakistanfootball #coachingclinics #GilgitBaltistan
— Pakistan Football Federation (@PakistanFF) September 2, 2020
“The initiative aims to encourage young female footballers in the Gilgit-Baltistan region to take up the sport professionally and aid them to improve their footballing skills,” the PFF announced in its press release.
Likewise, the governing body stated that it is aware of Gilgit-Baltistan’s footballing culture and aims to develop the sport in the area.
As per the PFF, the first coaching clinic will be conducted in Gilgit Football Ground, Muhammadabad, Danyor, on Thursday, September 3, at 1 pm PST.
Likewise, the second football coaching clinic of Hunza, Gulmit, and Gojal will take place at the FG Boys High School Football Ground on Friday, September 4, at 11 am PST.
PFF’s Technical Director Daniel Limones stressed the importance for girls to be given the same opportunities to make them reach their maximum potential. “In reality, they are the hope, and they are the strength. Let us inspire them not to take a step backward, and we will all move forward.”
Similarly, PFF General Secretary Manizeh Zainli expressed that the coaching clinics are just the first steps towards football development in Gilgit-Baltistan. “Development of women’s football is as vital to us as that of men’s. And we know Gilgit-Baltistan is rich with talent, especially the girls there,” said Zainli.
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