Pakistan is full of talented individuals who have made their mark on different platforms. From inventing machines that make daily life easy to stunning the world’s attention by breaking tremendous records, youth has surely made the country proud at so many levels. Many intelligent brains have aced in the education sector as well. Sometimes it’s just a push from the concerned authorities that they need and you’ll see them rising above the sky.
These days, girls in Pakistan are outcasting boys in many fields with their ambitious characters. Some footballers from Pakistan Women Football Team currently stole the media spotlight after their return from France tour. Last month, Equal Playing Field in collaboration with Federation International Football Association (FIFA) arranged the World’s Longest Women Football Match for Guinness World Records in Lyon, France.
Here are the power-packed ladies all the way from Lyon!
Four footballers from Pakistan Women Football Team including the captain recently participated in the mega football event. Captain Hajra Khan along with Abiha Haider, Khadija Kazmi, and Saba Dawood Lakho played with 3200 female footballers from 67 different countries. The girls became a part of two huge Guinness World Records in the match. The event continued for four days i.e. from 27 June to 1st July.
World records set in the longest football match!
1. Guinness World Record for football match played with more than 50 nationalities.
2. Guinness World Record for World’s Longest (69 Hours) Football Match.
Abiha Haider, the chosen one from Pakistan!
A prominent name from the Pakistani Women Football Team made the country proud. Among the 10 out of 3200 female footballers, Pakistan’s midfielder Abiha Haider was in the list of those girls who were fully sponsored by FIFA for their part in the event. This was indeed another honor for Pakistan after their presence at the long football match.
This is what Abiha tweeted on the achievements!
4 days, 2 World Records, sleep deprived, super exhausted & lots of fun!! ⚽️🎖
Honoured to be representing Pakistan 🇵🇰
Now time to turn the tourist mode ON.#Anygirlanywhere #FIFAWWC @EPFinitiative pic.twitter.com/WJ4WWmaROf
— Abiha Haider (@AbihaHaider05) July 2, 2019
The Captain, Hajra Khan scored 6 amazing goals in the 69 hours long match. Woah!
— Hajra Khan (@hajrakn) July 2, 2019
Pakistani Female Footballers were honored to be a part of this massive tournament and their achievements have left everyone stunned. It is indeed a tight slap on those faces who think that girls should stay home and not go outside. The girls are being praised all over Pakistan and everyone is proud of them. Keep going ladies!
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