Afridi to coach Pakistan’s physically disabled cricketers and head PDCA

KARACHI:Former Pakistan captain Pakistan cricket team Shahid Afridi will coach and train Pakistan’s physically disabled cricket team and he as also accepted Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association chairmanship role.

The Shahid Afridi Foundation (SAF) has signed an MoU with the Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association to support Pakistan’s physically disabled cricketers.

Under this initiative, SAF will provide assistance to PDCA for the betterment of Pakistan’s Physically Disabled Cricketers.

SAF Chairman Afridi signed a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of SAF and Secretary Amiruddin Ansari on behalf of PDCA at his residence.

On the occasion, Secretary PDCA Amiruddin Ansari offered the chairmanship of PDCA to the legendary captain of Pakistan cricket team Shahid Afridi. The former captain gladly accepted the offer.

Afridi said that the PDCA, despite its limited resources with the supporter of the Pakistan Cricket Board, has rendered exemplary services to the development of physical disability cricket. The former captain further said that steps will be taken to run the PDCA in a more professional manner.

The former Pakistani all-rounder called on cricket sponsors to come forward to support these rare cricketers along with other cricketers so that these cricketers can also get their rightful place.

Afridi assured that the Shahid Afridi Foundation will fully support the PDCA for the promotion and noble cause of Physically Disabled Cricketers in Pakistan and will work with the PDCA for national and international activities.

Secretary PDCA, Amiruddin Ansari congratulated Shahid Afridi on becoming the Chairman of PDCA and thanked the Foundation.

Amiruddin Ansari further said that he is very hopeful for the betterment of the disabled cricketers of the country in collaboration with SAF.

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