Faqir Hussain

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Faqir Hussain
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Personal information
Full name Faqir Hussain
Date of birth 15 May 1948
Place of birth Pakistan
Playing position Center Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960s Pakistan Airforce F.C. ?? (?)
National team
1960s Pakistan ?? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Faqir Hussain, is a retired Pakistani professional footballer.

Club career[edit]

In 1961 whilst playing for Pakistan Air force F.C. in a friendly game versus Iranian club Shahin F.C., he scored all 4 goals for his team in a match which ended in a 6-4 defeat.[1]

National career[edit]

Faqir Hussain joined Pakistan Airforce Football Team in 1958 and visited India in 1959 after being selected in Pakistan Football team, played against Indian Bombay 11, and won the match with 2-1, also played with Indian National football team Won one match and another was a draw in South India also played two matches against Israel with one match resulting in a draw and the other was lost. He represented Pakistan National Football team for Ten years and was also Captain for four years. Played RCD Cup 1965, also played Pr-Olympic in 1964, During his professional career he played in China, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Iran, Turkey,Japan,Cyprus,Saudi Arabia,ec... He also played Inter Services, and National Championship with in the country. While playing in China, he was declared as the fastest player, Faqir Hussain was a qualified/trained FIFA Coach,

References[edit]

  1. ^ Special Edition: Thirty years of History of Persepolis Soccer Club: From Shahin til Pirouzi, Kayhan Publishing. In 1964 also played Pre-Olympic versus Iran in Terran and the match was drawn, second match was played at Lahore and Iran won the match and qualified for the 1964 Olympic Tokyo/Japan.