• Tennis in Pakistan

The Pakistan Table Tennis Federation (PTTF)

The national federation for Table Tennis PTTF was formed in 1951 in Lahore and since then it has been striving to promote the sport in the country. The Pakistan Table Tennis Federation is also a member of ITTF – International Table Tennis Federation. Many provincial associations were formed with the help of PTTF which helped in spreading the sport in various areas of Pakistan. The Peshawar, Lahore and Karachi associations of Table Tennis are the oldest.

The National Championships

In 1954, the federation successfully held its first National championship in Burt Institute. Lahore and since then the event has been taken place every year in different cities of Pakistan including Dacca (now Dhaka), Karachi, Bahawalpur, Quetta and Rawalpindi. The nationals have been conducted twice in a year also. There are both men and women players of Table Tennis in Pakistan and they show their performances in different events both in the individual and team categories.


South Asian Games (Sri Lanka)2006Men’sBronze
Indian Junior Open (Gua)2007Boys under 15Bronze
Fajr International Cadet & Junior Table Tennis Championship2007Junior Boys teamBronze
South Asian Games (Bangladesh)2010Female teamBronze

In July, 2008 Pakistan Table Tennis Federation hosted the South Asian Table tennis Championship which took place in Karachi.

  • Football in Pakistan

Pakistan National Football Team

The Pakistani team of Football is striving hard to be successful in this very popular sport of the world. The brief profile and status of our team is as below:

Nickname of the teamThe Green shirts
CoachZaviša Milosavljević
CaptainJaffar Khan
AssociationPFF-Pakistan Football Federation
Home Stadiums for FootballJinnah Stadium, Punjab Stadium
ConfederationAFC ( Asian Football Cup)
Sub ConfederationSAFF ( South Asian Football Federation)
FIFA Rank181

Pakistan Football Federation (PFF)

This is the governing body of the National Football team of Pakistan and it is also a member of AFC Asian football Confederation. The Pakistani team has yet not been able to qualify for Asian Cup championship or the FIFA World cup but the Head coach Zaviša Milosavljević has positive expectations from the current Pakistan Football team members, which he conveyed to the press after the recent International tour of the team.

The Government of Pakistan has invested more in 2000 s and improved the infrastructure and facilities which has boosted up the spirits. Jinnah Sports stadium has a huge capacity for football lovers. The team has taken third position in the South Asian Football Federation Cup twice and has been runners up in Merdeka Cup once. The team also finished second in the Quaid-e-Azam Tournament twice. The biggest competition of Football in Pakistan is the National Football Challenge Cup for which great matches are played every year.

  • Boxing in Pakistan

History of Boxing in Pakistan

Pakistan has been participating in Boxing since its birth. The first Boxing Championship on the national level was held in 1948 in Karachi. Since then the Pakistani Boxers have been playing and making progress in slow but steady pace.

Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF)

The governing body of Boxing in our country is Pakistan Boxing Federation which is the member of AIBA – International Amateur Boxing Federation and also FAAB – Federation of Asian Amateur Boxing. Mr. Doda Khan Bhutto is serving as the President and Mr. Muhammad Akram Khan as the Secretary General of the federation. Two International Boxing tournaments have been conducted by PBF.

Pakistani Boxers and their Achievements

Pakistan has been winning many medals in the Asian Boxing championships and Asian Games for decades. The main achievements are as follows:

EventYearBoxer / Boxing TeamAchievements
Common Wealth Games, Scotland1970Samad MirBronze Medal
Asian Boxing Championship1983TeamWinner
Olympics Games (Seoul)1988Hussain ShahBronze Medal
Olympics Games (Korea)1996Asghar Ali ShahGold Medal
Common Wealth Games, Manchester2002Haider AliGold Medal
World Boxing Championship, Moscow2003Noman KarimBronze Medal
Asian Boxing Championship, Vietnam2003TeamWinner
9th SAF Games, Islamabad2004Team10 Gold Medals
18th Common Wealth Games, Melbourne2006Mehar UllahSilver Medal
10th South Asian Games, Colombo2006Team7 Gold, 3 Silver

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