FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Saudi football team to arrive in Pakistan next week

09:37 PM | 27 May, 2024
FIFA World Cup Qualifier
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ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) announced on Monday that Saudi Arabia’s national men’s football team will arrive in Islamabad on June 5. The teams are set to face off for their FIFA World Cup qualifier round 2 match.

Pakistan will play against Saudi Arabia at the Jinnah Football Stadium in Islamabad on June 6. In their last meeting, Saudi Arabia defeated Pakistan 4-0 in Al Ahsa city.

The PFF stated, "Saudi Arabia’s football team will arrive in Islamabad on June 5," adding that the team will travel from Riyadh to Islamabad on a chartered flight.

The June 6 match will be Pakistan’s last home game for this round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers. They will then play against Tajikistan on June 11 in their final away match of round 2. Pakistan is in Group G along with Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Tajikistan.

In the second round of qualifiers, 36 teams are divided into nine groups of four. The winners and runners-up from each group will advance to the third round.

Fans can purchase tickets for the Pakistan vs. Saudi Arabia match on

Pakistan Squad:

Goalkeepers: Hassan Ali, Tanveer

Defenders: Haseeb Khan, Mamoon Moosa Khan, Huzaifa, Waqar Ihtisham, Abdul Rehman, Umar Hayat, Muhammad Adeel, Muhammad Saddam, Zain ul Abideen

Midfielders: Yasir Arafat, Alamgir Ghazi, Ali Uzair, Rajab Ali, Moin Ali, Junaid Ahmed, Fahim

Forwards: Adeel Younas, Shayak Dost, Ali Zafar, Fareedullah

The PFF mentioned that the final squad will include additional players from the diaspora joining the national training camp later.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 18 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 18, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.50 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296.00 299.00
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.70 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.80 75.60
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.80 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182.00 184.00
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204.00 206.00
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.90 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.30 59.90
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.40 26.70
Swiss Franc CHF 311.90 314.40
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73


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