French footballer Nicolas Anelka will visit Pakistan on Tuesday. He will arrive in Islamabad to launch the promotion of the World Soccer Stars (WSS) of the TouchSky group (TSG), which will “revive” football in the country, CEO Ahmer Kunwar answers some questions about the event.
The TSG had started its event with the invitation of the Brazilian legend Ricardo Kaka and the Portuguese icon Luis Figo in January.
What is the reason to start WSS?
Supporting football in Pakistan and promoting the Football Brotherhood through the use of international football stars.
How important do you think football is to the South Asian community? And how far do you think Pakistan goes in football?
It’s a long-distance vision and will take time. Pakistan has great potential that it takes to use the right methods. Here, World Soccer Stars will connect with talented and talented talents in remote areas.
Was it difficult to win the international names for Pakistan? What are the first impressions of Figo and Kaka when you had the idea to visit Pakistan?
It’s about educating players about Pakistan. It’s about dealing with expectations and above all having the confidence to work with a group that players can trust professionally.
Would TSG after the WSS rethink the series “Clash of Titans” between India and Pakistan, which should take place in 2011, but was canceled?
No, something has been put together for another market. That will never work in Pakistan.
On the other hand, this will be Anelka’s second visit to Pakistan, formerly for the Leisure League 2017 exhibition game.
The former star of Arsenal, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Juventus will be among the fans at the Centaurus Mall in Islamabad.
The WSS will soon reveal another star, it said in its press release. Kunwar was also close to the newly elected body of the Pakistan Football Association (PFF).
He was also at the closing ceremony of the Pakistan Premier Football League in January. Following a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in January, he was inducted into the Special Task Force on Sport.
In the press release Anlekas arrival he had said also: “Anelka visit is to lead with PFF a deep dive talking about the support of the domestic league, and the presence of Anelka reaffirmed our intention that has been taken before the tour time structured Gate to discuss European football for Pakistani players. “