How is the Pakistan football team doing? (Part 2)

How is the Pakistan football team doing? (Part 2)

The Pakistani Olympic team does not set a high target at ASIAD. Coach Jose Antonio Nogueira also stated: “Our main goal when participating in this tournament is to accumulate experience for young players. However, we will try our best one by one. and could not say in advance what might happen. “

The fact that Jose Antonio Nogueira has been cautious is reasonable. However, for many, this may be a social statement and completely just a “trick” of this strategist.

At this year’s ASIAD, the Pakistani Olympic Games does not have the young talents competing in Europe such as Kamran Ali Iqbal (Grorud Club – Norway), Easah Suliman (Aston Villa – England) and Adnan Mohamed (Helsingor – Denmark).

Attending ASIAD this time, the Pakistani Olympic has 7 players less than 20 years old. Coach Jose Antonio Nogueira also summoned three faces over the age of 23 including goalkeeper Yousuf Butt (born in Canada) and midfielder Saddam Hussain currently playing in Europe, with player Memood Khan currently serving the sentence. KRL FC domestic club.

Currently the Pakistani players are very excited before the match. Winning before the Olympic will obviously be a great motivation and meaningful in the day marking the return of Pakistani football.

They have carefully prepared a 2-week training course in Bahrain with 2 victories, 1 draw and 1 loss against the country’s top clubs. The team’s living expenses were doubled from USD 100 to USD 200 per day.

Olym Pakistan has attended ASIAD 3 times (2002, 2006, 2014), in which they have never passed the group stage. In total of 8 matches in this arena, Pakistan lost 7 and drew 1. They scored 2 goals and conceded 23 times.

According to the South Korean leader, the opening match against the Pakistan Olympic Games is important for the Olympic Games to win tickets. That is why the whole team will join the spirit of a final to win 3 points, creating excitement for the next journey.

How is the Pakistan football team doing? (Part 1)

How is the Pakistan football team doing? (Part 1)

The Pakistan team is ranked 201 out of 206 members of the World Football Federation (FIFA) and has been banned from international competition for the past 3 years. This ban has greatly affected Pakistani football.

According to, even the fans of this team are not confident about the chances of winning the Olympic Games in ASIAD 2018.

This page said that the Pakistan Olympic Games was in an unhappy situation when it was in the same group with teams from Vietnam, Japan and Nepal.

However, with the format of ASIAD 2018, in which the two top teams in each group and 4 teams ranked third with the best performance will attend the round of 1/8, the Pakistani Olympic is expected to reach the quarter-finals of the tournament.

Leading the Pakistani Olympic team this time is Jose Antonio Nogueira – a coach who has over 20 years of experience in Brazil and Asia when leading clubs such as Nagoya Grampus Eight, Al Ahli, Portuguesa, Gremio Barueri, Emelec, etc.

Nogueira’s best record is the 1998 Ecuadorian championship with Emelec and the Kings Cup (Saudia Arabia) with Al Ahli. The 52-year-old strategist was recently appointed with a three-year contract to lead both the national team and the Pakistani Olympic team.

Accompanying Nogueira at ASIAD 2018 is fellow country coach Jose Beto Portella. The duo is praised by experts for their ability to improve tactics, as well as the physical strength of the Pakistani teams, which have been long focused and competing.

Speaking to the press, strategist Jose Antonio Nogueira said: “I have learned many players of the Vietnamese Olympic Games. I know this team brings Indonesia a very strong squad, with the core of the U23 players just won the Asian runner-up in the Asian League and three players over the age of 23. This is a strong team in Group D as well as ASIAD, obviously we will have a very difficult game coming. “

India refused to grant a visa to Pakistani athletes

India refused to grant a visa to Pakistani athletes

The IOC on February 21 suspended all applications from India to host future sporting events because India refused to grant visas to two Pakistani shooters who took part in New Delhi this weekend.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on February 21 suspended all applications from India to host future sporting events and called on international sports federations not to compete in the country. This follows India’s refusal to grant entry visas to two Pakistani shooting athletes attending a world tournament in the capital New Delhi this weekend.

In a statement, the IOC emphasized, “Despite last-minute efforts and discussions (between IOC) with Indian Government officials, the two sides failed to find a solution to allow the Pakistani athletes’ delegation.” are allowed to enter India to compete.

As a result, the IOC Executive Committee also decided to stop all discussions with the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of India and the Government of India regarding the application to host in India sports events and in relation to Olympic Games in the future. “

According to the IOC, the refusal to issue a visa to rival athletes to compete is contrary to the Olympic Charter regarding racial issues and political interference from the host country.

The IOC also calls on international sports federations not to host events in India or to allow the country to host future events until New Delhi has “a paper guarantee”. clear flyer “on the right to play for all athletes.

Last year, the Indian Olympic Association set out an ambitious roadmap to become the host of the 2026 Young Olympic Games, the Asian Games in 2030 and the Summer Olympics in 2032.

India has refused to grant visas to two Pakistani shooters who are expected to compete in an international tournament held in New Delhi this weekend after the bloody attack in the region. Indian-controlled Kashmir last week left 44 militants dead.

The Pakistan-based Islamic group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) claims a member of the group carried out the suicide bombing.

India has accused neighboring Pakistan of not doing its best to control militant groups carrying out attacks in the Kashmir region. Pakistan, meanwhile, has denied any such claims.