Former English footballer Michael Owen appointed ambassador of Pakistan Soccer League

Former England striker Michael Owen. — Reuters/File
  • Michael Owen plans to go to Pakistan quickly.
  • Groups from six cities will take part in soccer league.
  • Former footballer says establishing an expert soccer league is a “step in the appropriate path”.

KARACHI: Former English footballer Michael Owen has been appointed because the ambassador of the Pakistan Soccer League forward of the primary soccer league.

Confirming the information, Owen advised NEWSONHY Information that he’ll go to Pakistan quickly.

Groups from six cities will take part in Pakistan’s first franchise soccer league. Nonetheless, the schedule is but to be introduced.

The previous striker stated: “I’ll come to Pakistan and assist soccer via the league held right here. As a rustic with a inhabitants of 220 million folks Pakistan can do loads in soccer.”

Owen maintained that establishing an expert soccer league is a “step in the appropriate path”.

Shedding mild on his imaginative and prescient for soccer in Pakistan, the newly-appointed ambassador stated: “I’m not saying that Pakistan will grow to be world champion within the subsequent 10 years however issues might be a lot better.”

Owen concluded by saying that it’s identified that cricket has a big fan following in Pakistan however “I consider that soccer followers is not going to be any much less.”

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