It’s not every day you get to hear such incredible news! Captain of Pakistan football team, Hajra Khan has set her third world record making Pakistani’s all over proud!
In 2019, Hajra was invited to France to participate in the Equal playing field initiative (EPF).
The football captain to part in a five a side match that went on for an unbelievable 69 hours!
Hajra’s third world record!
Hajra herself took to Twitter to share the wonderful news with the world, she tweeted.
My third @GWR just in time!
Record for the longest football match played for 69 hours in Lyon, France 🇫🇷🇵🇰
Will fight until the playing field is EQUAL!
This is why I do it! 💪🏽
•#AnyGirlAnywhere @EPFinitiative#equalplayequalpay #whoruntheworld pic.twitter.com/BkjWewIqZt
— Hajra Khan (@hajrakn) May 3, 2020
The lastest record Hajra has set is for the longest football match played for 69 hours in Lyon, France.
“Will fight until the playing field is EQUAL! This is why I do it!” she tweeted.
The game went on for 69 hours!
The match started on 28th June lasted till 1st July.
The match for instance itself has proven to be one of the greatest world records in sports had around 807 players from all around the globe Additionally the match also earned the record for having the most number of players in five a side match.
Hajra played for four hours and scored 6 goals in the match. The final score of the incredible match was 404-369.
Twitterati lauded Hajra for the fine victory!
Twitterati lauded Hajra for the fine victory and shared their heart-felt congratulatory tweets.
Congrats to you and the whole team!
— Shireen Ahmed (@_shireenahmed_) May 3, 2020
Awesome! Congratulations 👊
— Danielle Warby (@DanielleWarby) May 3, 2020
— Wash your hands NOW! (@SyedaaAmmara) May 3, 2020
Earlier in 2019, Hajra herself tweeted about the achievement and was appreciated by masses and big names alike.
— Hajra Khan (@hajrakn) July 2, 2019
Thank You Hajra & Abiha Haider for representing Pakistan in @EPFinitiative Guinness World Records Match. Breaking 2 Records of World's Longest Match & Match played with more than 50 nationalities. You Girls made the whole nation proud of you globally@hajrakn @GWR@AbihaHaider05 pic.twitter.com/frT13SgJTd
— Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) July 2, 2019
On the other hand the captain first made a world record by taking part in a football match that lasted for three and a half hours where she managed to score four straight goals.
Moreover Hajra also got featured for the world record of the lowest altitude matches played in history at the Dead Sea.