PROTON SPONSORED PAKISTAN’S STREET CHILD TEAM WON SILVER MEDAL AT THE FOOTBALL WORLD CUP ’22
Proton Sponsored Pakistani Street Child football team won the silver trophy at the biggest event of the U-16 category, the Street Child Football World Cup 2022. The event took place in Doha, Qatar where 28 teams from 24 countries participated including Brazil, Egypt, India, England, Hungary, and Qatar. The Pakistani team remained unbeaten throughout the tournament and continued their 7-match winning streak till the World Cup 22 final where they lost to Egypt on penalties.
The Green shirts made the whole country proud when they defeated the tournament favorites, Brazil in the semifinals. In the group stages, Pakistan easily managed to defeat Bosina and Qatar by a big margin which boosted their confidence for the rest of the tournament. Tufail Ansari, a Pakistani forward outshined other players by scoring 13 goals which included two consecutive hattricks in the group stages.
In times of crisis, economic breakdowns, and disaster-stricken emotional turmoil for the country, the one thing that binds us better than anything is sports. It is the very nerve upon which the nation rejoices, the kids holler back into the streets and every fan finds his heart synced to cheer. With the world cup gaining ground as the most important highlight of 2022, how can we let Pakistan not be on the world stage, flaunting the passion and skill we bear? This is exactly why Proton Pakistan fully supported Pakistan’s Street Child Team for Football World Cup 2022 in Qatar. Proton Pakistan congratulates the Pakistani team for making the whole nation proud and plans to take more initiatives like this in the future.