PESHAWAR: The first edition of the All-Pakistan Challenge Football Cup will commence here from Sept 25 at the Sumbal Khan Football Ground, Qayyum Sports Complex. The tournament will be held under the aegis of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Football Association (KPFA).

Organising secretary and former national team captain Basit Kamal on Thursday told media persons that arrangements for the event have already been completed and KPFA in collaboration with Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) and Directorate of Sports KP is holding the event.

Former Health Minister and President KP Football Association Syed Zahir Ali Shah will formally inaugurate the cup.

Teams that will participate in the Challenge Cup include PIA, National Bank, Karachi Port Trust, Khan Research Laboratories, Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Army, Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Police, Sui Northern Gas Pipe Line, FATA, Chaman Club Quetta, Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, and host Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Published in Dawn, September 2nd, 2016

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