Muslim FC

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Muslim Football Club is a Pakistani football club based in Chaman, Balochistan that competes in Pakistan Premier League. The players are semi-professional, most having another source of income besides playing for the team.[1]

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Full nameMuslim Football Quetta
Short nameMUS
Founded2010; 12 years ago (2010)
GroundGovernment High School Stadium
CapacityGovernment High School Stadium:1,000
ManagerJames Maher
CoachDawood
LeaguePakistan Premier League
2018–1910th of 16

HistoryEdit

Formation and promotionEdit

The club was formed in 2010 in Quetta, Balochistan, and entered Football Federation League, the second division of Pakistani football. In 2010–11 Pakistan Football Federation League, the club was placed in Super League with local rivals Afghan Sports and Baloch Quetta, along with University Football Club and Wohaib. The club won their first ever professional game defeating University Football Club 1–0.[2] In their second and third match, the club defeated local rivals Afghan Sports and Baloch Quetta 3–2 and 3–0 respectively.[3][4] The club finished their last group stage match in a 1–1 draw against Wohaib.[5] The club topped their group and earned promotion to 2011–12 Pakistan Premier League.[5] On 15 December 2010, the club faced winner of departmental leg, Pakistan Police to determine the winner of 2010–11 Pakistan Football Federation League.[6] Muslim lost the match 2–1, the club's striker Saeed Ahmed scored 4 goals in 5 appearances.[6]

In 2017, Muslim Football Club defeated Chashma Green to win the All Pakistan Peace Tournament.[7]

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 14 August 2021[8]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   PAK Naqeebullah
2 DF   PAK Raheemullah
3 DF   PAK Hazrat Umar Khan
4 DF   PAK Wali Khan
5 DF   PAK Mairaj-ud-Din
6 DF   PAK Abdul Khaliq
7 MF   PAK Hikmatullah
8 MF   PAK Asmatullah (captain)
9 MF   PAK Muhammad Jamil
No. Pos. Nation Player
11 FW   PAK Fareedullah
12 DF   PAK Mohammad Arif
13 MF   PAK Abdul Qahir
14 DF   PAK Parvaiz Khan
20 MF   PAK Siraj-ud-Din
22 GK   PAK Raheemullah
23 MF   PAK Syed Sanaullah
25 MF   PAK Kaleemullah

Competitive recordEdit

The club's competitive record since the 2010–11 season are listed below.

Season Div Tms Pos National Challenge Cup AFC President's Cup AFC Cup
2010–11 Football Federation League 22 2 DNP DNP DNP
2011–12 Pakistan Premier League 16 6 DNP DNP DNP
2012–13 Pakistan Premier League 16 3 DNP DNP DNP
2013–14 Pakistan Premier League 16 7 DNP DNP DNP
2014–15 Pakistan Premier League 12 9 DNP DNP DNP
2018–19 Pakistan Premier League 16 10 DNP DNP DNP

Notable playersEdit

HonoursEdit

  • All Pakistan Peace Tournament: 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Raheel, Natasha. "Pakistan Premier Football League: No money, no problem, says Muslim FC manager". Express Tribune. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  2. ^ "WAPDA, KRL clinch tight finish encounters. Wohaib and Muslim win in PFF League". www.footballpakistan.com. Football Pakistan. December 6, 2010. Retrieved June 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "University FC, Muslim FC, Railways win in PFF League". www.footballpakistan.com. Football Pakistan. December 8, 2010. Retrieved June 1, 2019.
  4. ^ "WAPDA win 2010 PPFL title, PFF League news included". www.footballpakistan.com. Football Pakistan. December 12, 2010. Retrieved June 1, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Police, Muslim FC qualify for Pakistan Premier Soccer League 2011: overall final on Wednesday". www.footballpakistan.com. Football Pakistan. December 14, 2010. Retrieved June 1, 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Pakistan Police win 2010 PFF Football League Final". www.footballpakistan.com. Football Pakistan. December 15, 2010. Retrieved June 1, 2019.
  7. ^ Lakhani, Faizan. "Euphoric crowd cheer football festivity as Muslim FC wins Peace Cup in Waziristan". Geo.tv. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Muslim FC". globalsportsarchive.com. Global Sports Archive. September 9, 2021. Retrieved September 9, 2021.

See alsoEdit