Pakistan Army F.C.

The Pakistan Army Football Club is a Pakistani football club based in Rawalpindi, Punjab. The club was established in 1950 by Pakistan Army and is third oldest existing club in Pakistan after K-Electric (1913) and Pakistan Navy (1948). The club plays in Pakistan Premier League under the licence from Pakistan Football Federation (PFF).

Pakistan Army
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Full namePakistan Army Football Club
Nickname(s)Army
Greens
Short nameARM
Founded1950; 72 years ago (1950)
GroundPunjab Stadium
Capacity10,000
OwnersPakistan Army
ChairmanBrig. Gen. Saleem Nawaz
ManagerMuhammad Aslam
LeaguePakistan Premier League
2018–19Pakistan Premier League, 4th of 16
Current season

Pakistan Army has won the top-flight football league in Pakistan 4 times, National Football Challenge Cup 2 times and Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 5 times.

The Pakistan Army represented Pakistan in the AFC President's Cup 2006, and again 2007 as last seasons national champions. In both instances, Army showed poor performances, finishing bottom of their groups and failing to qualify for the next rounds of the tournaments. In 2016, Pakistan Army defeated Pakistan Airlines in the All-Pakistan Football Tournament at the Peoples Football Stadium in Karachi.[1]

Competitive recordEdit

The club's competitive record since the 2004–05 season are listed below.

Season Div Tms Pos National Challenge Cup AFC President's Cup AFC Cup
2004–05 Pakistan Premier League 16 2 DNP DNP
2005–06 Pakistan Premier League 12 1 Semi-finals DNP DNP
2006–07 Pakistan Premier League 12 1 Group stage DNP
2007–08 Pakistan Premier League 14 2 Group stage DNP
2008–09 Pakistan Premier League 14 2 DNP DNP
2009–10 Pakistan Premier League 14 2 Quarter-finals DNP DNP
2010–11 Pakistan Premier League 16 5 Semi-finals DNP DNP
2011–12 Pakistan Premier League 16 3 Semi-finals DNP DNP
2012–13 Pakistan Premier League 16 4 Quarter-finals DNP DNP
2013–14 Pakistan Premier League 16 5 Quarter-finals DNP DNP
2014–15 Pakistan Premier League 12 2 DNP DNP
2015–16 Pakistan Premier League No League Held Semi-finals DNP DNP
2016–17 Pakistan Premier League No League Held Semi-finals DNP DNP
2018–19 Pakistan Premier League 16 4 Quarter-finals DNP DNP

Performance in AFC competitionsEdit

1994: Qualifying – 2nd round
2006: Group Stage
2007: Group Stage

SquadEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 18 October 2021[2]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
3 DF   PAK Nisar Ahmed mardan
4 DF   PAK Muhammad Qasim peshawer
5 DF   PAK Raheel Nawaz chitral
6 MF   PAK Umair Ali quatta (Haripur)
7 MF   PAK Zil Hasnain islamabad
8 FW   PAK Muhammad Jamil sukkur
10 MF   PAK Ansar Abbas lahore (captain)
11 FW   PAK Farmanullah Khan peshawer
12 CM   PAK Ansar Abbas parachinar zeran
13 DF   PAK Sheraz-ud-Din peshawer
14 FW   PAK Tariq Mateen multan
No. Pos. Nation Player
15 DF   PAK Muhammad Akber chitral
16 MF   PAK Tehseen Jan islamabad
17 DF   PAK Shahzad Ahmed islamabad
18 GK   PAK Ahmed Manzoor peshawer
19 MF   PAK Muhammad Afzaal peshawer
20 MF   PAK Jibran Khan mardan
21 MF   PAK Bilal Hassan lahore
23 MF   PAK Haris Rehman karachi
24 MF   PAK Adnan Khan peshawer
26 MF   PAK Nizam-ud-din karachi
31 GK   PAK Muhammad Waqar karachi
40 FW   PAK Qadeer Hussain islamabad

HonoursEdit

1993–94, 1995–96, 2005–06, 2006–07
2000, 2001, 2019
  • Quaid-i-Azam Shield : 5
1995, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2007

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rangers All-Pakistan Football Tournament: Rehman, Hasnain guide Army to title – The Express Tribune". tribune.com.pk. 22 March 2016. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Pakistan Army Football Club". Global Sports Archive. Retrieved 15 January 2019.