“Foreign coach and trainers worked hard to make us competitive enough,” says Saddam Hussain


The skipper Pakistan Football Team, Saddam Hussain is optimistic ahead of the SAFF cup slated to start from September 4 in Bangladesh.

He while talking to the media before leaving for Bangladesh along with the team squad on Saturday said that the players are fully prepared and will put on a good show in the championship.

Saddam said that it was a great opportunity for them to get trained under top class foreign trainers which helped them increase their stamina.

“Foreign trainers and coach worked hard to make us competitive enough and their presence is worth to us,” Saddam stated.

He was quick to add that the coaching staff let them do extensive work out to achieve set fitness target.

“Constant workout helped us enhance our reflexes and body strength so now it’s the time for us to show our strength,”

Saddam Hussein, SSGC Star player, appointed the Captain of the Pakistan National Football Team for the season 2018/19.

The 12th edition of the SAFF cup is scheduled from 4-15 September featuring seven teams including Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Bangladesh.

Pakistan will take on Nepal in the opening match of the tournament.

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