The PFF announced that the side will be travelling to Sri Lanka in order to take part in the Women’s SAFF Cup 2012.

Under the guidance of Tariq Lutfi, the women had been training in Lahore, although their practice matches showed much improvement was needed if they were to have an impact in the upcoming SAFF Cup.

Nonetheless, after making the Semi-finals in the last edition, hopes are high and the players will depart full of confidence from Lahore, where they take a flight to Karachi and then onwards to Sri Lanka.

Pakistan will face Nepal in their opener on September 8 and Afghanistan on September 10 followed by their last group game against Maldives on September 12.

Full Squad: Sana Mahmud (Captain), Hajra Khan (Vice Captain), Mahpara Shahid Bukhari (Goalkeeper), Nida Awan (Goalkeeper), Malika Noor, Roshnan Ali, Nadia Bhatti, Asmara Habib, Asmaa Usman, Mehwish Khan, Rafia Perveen, Shaguffta Akhter, Humera Nazir, Afshan
Altaf, Shahlyla Baloch, Sohaila Zarrian, Shahida Raza and Mejzgaan Orakza. The officials are Muhammad Rashid (Coach), Kiran Ilyas Ghouri, (Assistant Coach), Subid-e-Gull (Physio) and Uzma Yousaf Zaidi (Manager).