Karachi Port Trust Football Club is a Pakistani football club based in Kharadar, Karachi. The club is affiliated with Karachi Port Trust and play their home matches at KPT Stadium in Kharadar.[2] They are nicknamed "The Portmen" and referred to as "The Arsenal of Karachi" for their short passing games.

Karachi Port Trust
KPT FC Logo
Full nameKarachi Port Trust Football Club
Nickname(s)The Portmen
Short nameKPT
Founded1887; 135 years ago (1887)
GroundKPT Stadium
Capacity15,000[1]
OwnerKarachi Port Trust
ChairmanShah Naeem
Head coachMohammad Asif
LeaguePakistan Premier League
2018–1913th out of 16, relegated
Current season

The club is one of the founding member of current top-flight league Pakistan Premier League, appearing in every season since the first edition in 2004, until their relegation in the current season.

KPT won the Challenge Cup in 1990. KPT FC and Karachi United became the most popular football clubs from Karachi.

RivalryEdit

Karachi Port Trust F.C. has a rivalry with Gwadar Port Authority. Karachi Port Trust defeated Gwadar Port Authority 4-1 in their group stage match which ruled them out of the 2012 National Challenge Cup. Their matches are known as the "Port Derby".

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karachi Port Trust | Soccerway
  2. ^ "Karachi Port Trust football club information at Football Ground Map". www.footballgroundmap.com. Retrieved 2020-07-25.
  3. ^ "Pakistan - List of Cup Winners". RSSSF. Retrieved 26 April 2010.