Former Manchester United teenager Otis Khan is ready to obtain worldwide clearance to signify Pakistan, Sky Sports activities Information understands.
Aston Villa academy graduate and former England youth captain Easah Suliman was last week cleared to play for Pakistan, and is anticipated to end up for the Shaheens at subsequent month’s South Asian Soccer Federation Championship (SAFF).
The SAFF Championship runs between June 21 and July 4, and Pakistan will tackle host nation India in an eagerly-anticipated event opener in Bengaluru, earlier than taking part in in opposition to Kuwait and Nepal.
Pakistan’s final assembly with India was additionally on the SAFF Championship, again in 2018, with India profitable that encounter 3-1.
Pakistan, who had been reinstated to worldwide soccer final 12 months following a ban for third-party interference, have simply introduced they are going to participate in a four-nation event in Mauritius, alongside the host nation, Kenya and Djibouti.
Grimsby City midfielder Khan, who performed a key function within the Mariners’ run to the quarter-finals of this season’s FA Cup, is anticipated to be accessible for the pleasant event in Mauritius and the following SAFF Championship.
Attacking midfielder Khan turned skilled at Sheffield United, after spending the early a part of his journey taking part in academy soccer at Manchester United.
He made his debut for the Blades in 2014 earlier than happening to play at Barnsley, Yeovil City and Mansfield City.
Khan was a part of the Tranmere aspect that reached the League Two play-offs within the 2020/21 season, whereas additionally ending runners-up within the EFL Trophy ultimate.
The 27-year-old has since performed for Walsall and Leyton Orient, earlier than he elected to affix Grimsby City on a two-year deal final summer time.
Pakistan’s girls’s workforce returned to the worldwide enviornment finally 12 months’s Girls’s SAFF Championship in Nepal.
Doncaster Rovers Belles attacker Nadia Khan, who Sky Sports News revealed had received international clearance just in time to fly to Kathmandu for the tournament, made historical past in Pakistan’s ultimate group recreation in opposition to Mauritius, becoming the first woman to score four goals in an international match for the nation.
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