Syeda Mahpara

Syeda Mahpara Shahid Bukhari, known as Syeda Mahpara or Mahpara Shahid (born 8 July 1993),[1] is an international footballer from Pakistan. She is the goalkeeper of the Pakistan women's national football team, and represents WAPDA at club level.

Mahpara Shahid
Syeda Mahpara Shahid.jpg
Personal information
Full name Syeda Mahpara Shahid
Date of birth (1993-07-08) 8 July 1993 (age 29)
Place of birth Peshawar, Pakistan
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Team information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007-2013 Young Rising Stars
2013-2016 Balochistan United 6 (0)
2016-2017 Highlander's FC
2017 Rossoneri Women's FC
2017- WAPDA
International career
2010- Pakistan 13 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Club careerEdit

She started her career with Young Rising Stars F.F.C. as a defender in 2007. She switched to goalkeeping in 2008.[2]

She joined Balochistan United WFC in 2013, and was part of the winning team at the 2014 National Women Football Championship. She was also awarded the Best Goalkeeper trophy and a prize of Rs. 1 lakh.[3]

In January 2017, she, along with teammate Zulfia Nazeer, signed up with Dubai-based Rossoneri Football Club for IFA women's football league in the UAE.[4] They made their debuts against Arsenal Women Football Club in Dubai.[5][6]

She joined WAPDA after her return to the country.[7]

International careerEdit

Mahpara was the first-ever goalkeeper of Pakistan women's national football team, making her debut in 2010 against India at the South Asian Games in Dhaka. She was a member of the national team which participated in the third SAFF Women's Championship held Islamabad, Pakistan.[8] She played in all three games (vs. Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan) at that tournament.

Career statisticsEdit

International statisticsEdit

Year Team Appearance Goals
2010–present Pakistan National Team 13 0


Young Rising StarsEdit

Balochistan UnitedEdit



  1. ^ Syeda Mahpara PFF Official website. Retrieved 20 May 2016
  2. ^ Syeda Mahpara Shahid footballworldzone blog. Retrieved 20 May 2016
  3. ^ a b Editorial Staff (30 August 2014). "Balochistan United WFC thrash WAPDA 7-0 to win National Women's Championship in style". (FPDC). Retrieved 9 January 2022.
  4. ^ "Two Pakistani women footballers sign with Dubai club". Retrieved 8 January 2022.
  5. ^ "Pakistani female footballers stun audience in IFA women football league in UAE". Times of Islamabad. 3 February 2017. Retrieved 8 January 2022.
  6. ^ "Pakistani women impress in match against Arsenal". Daily Times. 3 February 2017. Retrieved 8 January 2022.
  7. ^ Editorial Staff (11 April 2017). "Mahpara eyes more foreign leagues following Dubai stint [Express Tribune]". (FPDC). Retrieved 8 January 2022.
  8. ^ Ali, Mir Shabbar (12 February 2017). "Keeping faith". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 8 January 2022.
  9. ^ "Young Rising Stars beat WAPDA to win NWFC". DAWN.COM. 6 August 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2022.
  10. ^ Editorial Staff (9 October 2012). "Young Rising Star fight hard to retain Women Championship". (FPDC). Retrieved 28 January 2022.
  11. ^ "Army annex National Women Football trophy". The Nation. 26 October 2018. Retrieved 28 January 2022.
  12. ^ "Pakistan Army trounces Karachi United 7-1 to lift NWFC trophy". Retrieved 8 January 2022.