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July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Hallgrimsson steps down as Iceland coach

REYKJAVIK, Iceland: Heimir Hallgrimsson has stepped down as Iceland coach after seven years with the team, the Football Association of Iceland (KSI) said on Tuesday. The 51-year-old guided Iceland to their first World Cup in Russia where they were eliminated in the group stage. “The FA of Iceland can now confirm that Heimir Hallgrimsson will not continue

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Three Pak players to join team in Bahrain today

KARACHI: Three Pakistan players who could not proceed with the team to Bahrain on Tuesday because of visas issue would now fly out of Lahore for Manama on Wednesday (today), an official of Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) said. “Zain-ul-Abdeen, Abdul Basit and Murtaza Hussain will leave for Bahrain tomorrow. They have got visas,” the official told ‘The News’

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan football squad off to Bahrain

LAHORE: Pakistan football squad flew to Bahrain on Tuesday for a series of practice matches scheduled before the Asian Games and SAFF Cup. Players who departed from Lahore included Waseem Asghar, Adeel Ali, Yousuf Ahmed, Mohsin Ali, M Sohail, Arsalan Ali, M Umair, Ali Khan, M Riaz, Ahsanullah, Mehdi Hassan, Shehbaz Younus, M Usman, Sadullah, Faisal Iqbal

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Nankana upset Lahore by 3-0 in football clash: Lahore Inter-District U-16 Boys C’ship begins

LAHORE: The competitions of Lahore Division Inter-District Under-16 Boys Championship got under way at Nishtar Park Sports Complex on Tuesday. Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti inaugurated the championship at Mini Hockey Stadium Nishtar Park Sports Complex. Muhammad Anees Sheikh and other top officials were also present on this occasion. Sports Board Punjab

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan football team’s kit unveiled

LAHORE: Pakistan football team’s kit was unveiled here on Sunday at PFF secretariat, FIFA House. Footballers participating in the national camp for Asian Games and SAFF Cup attended the colourful ceremony held in this regard on Sunday. At this eve 3 different designs of the kit were displayed. Head coach of national team Jose Antonio Nagueira, Director

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM Liverpool sign Swiss winger Shaqiri

LONDON: Liverpool have signed Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City, the English Premier League giants announced Friday. The Reds said he had signed “a long-term contract”, with British media reports saying Shaqiri had arrived at Anfield in a five-year deal for £13 million ($17 million, 15 million euros). The 26-year-old winger’s

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Lahore U-16 Boys C’ship from 17th

LAHORE: Sports Board Punjab (SBP) is holding Lahore Division Inter-District Under-16 Boys Championship from July 17 to 20, 2018. Lahore Division Inter-District Under-16 Boys Championship will be held with the collaboration of sports associations under the slogan of ‘Green and Healthy Punjab’ at Nishtar Park Sports Complex. The teams from Lahore, Kasur 4

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Head-scarved Malaysian girl wows with soccer skills

KLANG, Malaysia: The slick freestyle football moves of a Malaysian Muslim girl have boosted her into the spotlight in a country where the sport is dominated by men. Sporting a headscarf, Qhouirunnisa’ Endang Wahyudi executed deft moves, juggling the ball before balancing it on her soles and later on her forehead.“The headscarf is not an obstacle,” the 18-year-old 4

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Zameer hails NBP’s decision to bring back Iqbal Qasim

KARACHI: Renowned football organiser Zameer-ul-Islam has welcomed the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) decision to bring back former Test cricketer Iqbal Qasim as its sports chief. “Iqbal had a glorious career as NBP’s sports head and his return to the same seat after his retirement will further boost the bank’s sports in particular and the rest of the sports 4

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM Poland names former captain Brzeczek as new coach

WARSAW: Jerzy Brzeczek, a former captain of Poland’s national team, has been chosen as the team’s new coach after Adam Nawalka’s contract was not extended following Poland’s World Cup exit, the Polish Football Association said in a statement on Thursday. Midfielder Brzeczek was part of the team which won a silver medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona 3