The Pakistan Premier Football League (PPFL) will kick off on September 5 and conclude on December 30, according to the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF). The league will be played in Karachi, Quetta, Noushki, Chaman, Faisalabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Islamabad. According to the PFF, the venues will be finalised after the visit of its ground inspection team. Sixteen teams will be vying for the top spot in the league including defending champions KRL, Pakistan Army, Navy, PIA and NBP.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 2nd, 2012.