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“There is no dearth of talent and brilliance in the country and its youth,” Football Heading World Record during Punjab Youth Festival gives message to the entire world

Lahore, November 01, 2012 (PPI-OT): ”Football Heading World Record set by Mr. Daniel Gill and Qamar Rizwan during Punjab Youth Festival has given a message to the entire world that our youth is capable enough to achieve the task whatever it will be assigned and prove the world that there is no dearth of talent and brilliance in the country and its youth.”

This was stated by General Secretary PFF, Lt. Col. ® Ahmed Yar Khan Lodhi TI (M) while a meeting with Mr. Daniel Gill and Qamar Rizwan who set a new world Guinness Record for heading a football between them, managing consecutive 335 headers in three minutes 45 seconds.

According to the press release issued here by Pakistan Football Federation (PFF), in recognition of their remarkable achievement the General Secretary PFF presented souvenirs to both the National Heroes. It is pertinent to mention that Mr. Daniel Gill and Qamar Rizwan are football coach by profession and are associated with a local football academy. Mr. Gill has come from a well known and respectable football family.

He started football in 1970 and played for U-14, U-16 and U-18 for Bata Football Club. He also participated in SAFF Games Islamabad in 1989. He appeared for coaching course during the year 2007 for C certificate course. Mr. Qamar Rizwan from Chak 59 EB of Tehsil Arifwala of District Pak Pattan is a “C” Certified coach and associated with local football club since 2009.

For more information contact:
Pakistan Football Federation
PFF SECRETARIAT, PFF House,
Opposite Punjab Stadium,
Ferozepur Road,
Lahore – Pakistan.
Tel: +92 42 99230821, +92 42 99230822
Fax: +92 42 99230823
Email: mail@pff.com.pk
URL: www.pff.com.pk

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