Introducing Pakistan’s female football team

If you weren’t previously aware, Pakistan has a phenomenal female football team. PHENOMENAL! They debuted in 2010.

1. Raheela Zarmeen Baloch

The 22-year-old manager of Pakistan Women Football Team, not only manages the Balochistan United FC in domestic events, but has also been a part of Pakistan’s national women football team for the last three years.
Raheela-Zarmeen-Manager-Pakistan-Women-Football-Team

2. Joyann Geraldine Thomas

She is not only the first Pakistani Christian to play for the Pakistani women’s football team, she is also one of the youngest members on the team! She made her international debut shortly after turning 17, in 2014.
Joyann Geraldine Thomas

3. Hajra Khan

She made her debut at the early age of 14 and scored a whooping 9 goals in 3 games for DWFC which won her the Top Scorer of the Tournament award. She has been credited as Top Scorer of the Tournament multiple times and is a gem for the team.
Hajra Khan

4. Shahlyla Baloch

Striker, for both Pakistan’s national team and Balochistan United, Shahlyla became the first Pakistan female footballer to record a hat-trick in a foreign league. She netted thrice for Sun Hotel and Resorts Football Team last week as they routed L-Sports 8-0 in the Maldives National Women’s Football Championship.
Shahlyla Baloch

5. Syedah Mahpara

Syedah Mahpara is the goalkeeper for the Pakistani women’s football team. Besides playing for the national football team, she plays for the Balochistan United Team as well
Syedah Mahpara

6. Malika-e-Noor

She is the captain of the Pakistan Army female football team and vice captain of Pakistan national team.
Malika-e-Noor

7. Sohaila Zarrain

Sohaila is 21 and the captain of the Balochistan United Women Football team. She is one of the defenders of the national team.
Sohaila Zarrain

8. Abiha Haider

Abiha is 19 and a midfielder.
Abiha Haider

9. Diana Baig

The 19-year-old defender first wore Pakistan colours at the ICC Women’s cricket World Cup in 2013, and was then part of the football team at the South Asian Football Federation (Saff) Women Championship in Islamabad.
Diana Baig

10. Azra Farooq

She is 20 and a goal keeper.
Azra Farooq

11. Mehnaz Shah

Mehnaz is a 21-year-old defender.
Mehnaz Shah

12. Rafia Perveen

Rafia is a 22-year-old defender.
Rafia Perveen

13. Sahar Zaman

Sahar is 18 and a brilliant midfielder.
Sahar Zaman

14. Zulfia Shah

Zulfia is a midfielder.
Zulfia Shah

15. Fatima Ansari

She is 19 and a midfielder.
Fatima Ansari