Pakistan Army F.C.

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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; 71 years ago (1950)
GroundPunjab Stadium
Capacity10,000
OwnersPakistan Army
ChairmanBrig. Gen. Saleem Nawaz
ManagerGhayoor Ali Hamdani
CoachSanaullah
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 13 January 2019[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
1 GK   PAK Jaffar Khan (Vice-captain)
2 DF   PAK Shoaib Nasir
3 DF   PAK Nisar Ahmed
4 DF   PAK Shahid Iqbal
5 DF   PAK Shahbaz Younas
6 MF   PAK Umair Ali
7 MF   PAK Zil Hasnain
8 MF   PAK Anjum Ali
9 MF   PAK Najeeb-ur-Rehman
10 MF   PAK Ansar Abbas (captain)
11 FW   PAK Zahid Naveed
12 DF   PAK Shahid Zameer
13 DF   PAK Muhammad Zahid
14 FW   PAK Tariq Mateen
15 FW   PAK Ali Raza
16 MF   PAK Azad Ali
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 DF   PAK Shahzad Ahmed
18 GK   PAK Mehmood Ahmed
19 FW   PAK Muhammad Afzaal
21 DF   PAK Mudassar Ali
22 GK   PAK Mubarak Ali
23 DF   PAK Muhammad Irfan
24 DF   PAK Anu Sufyan
25 GK   PAK Shahbaz Ahmed
26 FW   PAK Umar Waqar
27 DF   PAK Sheraz-ud-Din
28 DF   PAK Muhammad Ijaz
29 DF   PAK Muhammad Arif
30 FW   PAK Zafar Ali
31 FW   PAK Muhammad Ali
32 MF   PAK Abu Bakar Saddique
36 FW   PAK Abdur Rehman

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. ^ "Khan Research Laboratories Football Club". Global Sports Archive. Retrieved 15 January 2019.