Renowned former footballer Nicolas Anelka – now a French league coach – will be here on 5 March.
This was communicated by Sahar Iqbal, a spokesman for the TouchSky Group-World Soccer Stars.
“Nicolas Anelka – the former PSG, Liverpool, Chelsea, Man City and France’s international talisman – was hired by World Soccer Stars and will fly to Islamabad on 5 March,” she said.
The group has won Anelka as a decisive sign for the revival and revaluation of football in Pakistan. Following the unveiling of Kaka, Figo and Akon on January 10 in Karachi and Lahore, Anelka has signed a long-term strategic contract with World Soccer Stars.
Anelka will meet with President of the Pakistani Football Association Syed Ashfaq Shah to step up the development of the 20-point agenda for the rise of football.
“The ambition of millions of football fanatics in Pakistan is to realize their dreams and be witnesses not only of world-class players coming to show games in Pakistan, but also to bring a new lifeline to football that is tangible for Pakistan Deliver results, Sahar said.
Anelka’s expertise is based on the offensive style of training he currently offers at Lille OSC Youth in French League 1.
“The visit is intended to help improve the technical understanding of PFF through a partnership with TouchSky Group World Soccer Stars.”
Anelka said his participation was promoting football in Pakistan. “After accepting Islam, I have a special connection to Pakistan. I have built a special relationship with the World Soccer Stars Tour. I am confident that this tour will be unique in Karachi and Lahore from April 26 to 29, 2019. So look forward to inspiring my fans in Pakistan, “he said.
Ahmer Kunwar of TSG-World Soccer Stars said: “Our vision is based on a top-down and bottom-up approach to drive appropriate structures in the core levels of football in Pakistan.
“Anelka’s visit is to discuss a profound discussion with PFF about supporting the domestic league, and Anelka’s presence strengthens our intention to take the time to discuss structured European football goals for Pakistani players before the tour.”
World Soccer Stars will unveil the name of another football player expected to tour Pakistan shortly.