KARACHI: Pakistan’s U-22 football team left for Bahrain on Monday to take part in three friendly matches against Bahrain to tune-up their preparations for the AFC U-22 qualifiers.
Pakistan will play the first friendly on June 13, the second on June 15 and the last one on June 18.
Pakistan has been placed in Group B for the AFC U-22 qualifiers which will be played in Saudi Arabia from June 23-July 3. Kyrgyzstan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and Syria are alongside Pakistan in Group B.
Pakistan will play their first match against Saudi Arabia on June 23, followed by a match against Sri Lanka on June 25, Kyrgyzstan on June 28, Syria on June 30 and against Palestine on July 03.
Squad: Kaleem Ullah (Captain, MF), Faisal Iqbal (Vice Captain, MF), Saddam Hussain (Vice Captain DF), Saquib Hanif (GK), Muzamil Hussain (GK), Tanveer Mumtaz (GK), Naveed Ahmed (DF), Ahsan Ullah (DF), Manzoor Ahmed (DF), Mohsin Ali (DF), Noor Muhammad (DF), Aamir Sidiqui (DF), Rashid Ali (DF), Mehmood Khan (MF), Muhammad Adil (MF), Shair Muhammad (MF), Bilawal-ur-Rehman (MF), Junaid Qadir (MF), Abdul Rehman (MF), Imran Ali Khan (MF), Muhammad (FW), Zakir Lashari (FW) and Riaz Ahmed (FW).