Man behind bringing Kaka, Figo to Pakistan added to PM Imran's special task force for sports

Published: January 28, 2019
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PHOTO COURTESY: TouckSky Group

PHOTO COURTESY: TouckSky Group

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered to add Ahmer Kunwar, CEO of TouchSky Group (TSG), to the task force for sports in order to revive football in the country.

The task force is headed by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani.

The two met “to discuss a long term plan of strengthening football as a sport in the country,”, according to an official statement.

They were accompanied by Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Peshawar Zalmi owner Javed Afridi.

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PM Imran said after the meeting that “in order to provide opportunities to our youth to showcase their talent and bring out Pakistan’s football potential we need to have on ground facilities to develop the sport in the country”.

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Meanwhile, Kunwar stressed on the need for representation of Pakistan football players on an international platform.

Earlier, the TSG brought football legends Kaka and Figo to Pakistan to introduce the April event of World Soccer Stars.

The two legends travelled to Karachi and then Lahore to promote the upcoming event, where they met media and answered their questions.

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