KARACHI: The Pakistan Soccer Federation (PFF) might have been suspended by the FIFA and Pakistan did not qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, however the 2018 FIFA World Cup trophy is coming to Pakistan.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup might be performed in Russia this summer time. A complete of 32 groups will contest to turn out to be the Soccer’s world champion.
Pakistan did not edge previous pre-qualifiers for the occasion. Nevertheless, the followers in Pakistan will nonetheless have a chance to have a glimpse of glittering World Cup trophy at house.
The trophy will arrive in Pakistan on February three for a day, because of the official sponsors of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Trophy tour.
“The trophy, after arriving in Lahore, can be taken to 2 or three totally different venues of the town,” stated a supply aware about the matter.
Nevertheless, Pakistan Soccer Federation could have no position in Trophy tour to Pakistan and the occasion is only being carried out by the FIFA and sponsors.
Pakistan Soccer Federation was suspended by FIFA over third-get together interference final yr, which suggests FIFA could have no official contacts with the PFF.
“We need to revive soccer in Pakistan and this trophy tour is a step in the suitable path to drive curiosity amongst soccer followers in Pakistan,” stated an official.
After a day in Lahore, the trophy will probably be taken to Almaty, Kazakhstan.
The FIFA World Cup trophy, launched in 1974, is manufactured from 18 karat gold with a malachite base, it stands 36.eight centimeters excessive and weighs 6.1 kilograms. The trophy depicts two human figures holding up the earth.
A proper announcement on this regard can be made on Thursday.
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