January 16th 2020

Leisure Leagues – the World’s largest provider of 6 a side football –  is celebrating another wonderful expansion in Pakistan, after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Roots Millennium Education to organise football leagues for their students.

The move was announced at a ceremony was attended by top tier leadership of both institutions including Munir Trunkwala, the Managing Director of World Group, owned by the Trunkwala Family – one of the major driving forces in world 6 a side football – since 1912 and  Roots Millennium Education CEO Faisal Mushtaq. Leisure Leagues COO Ishaq Shah and Roots Millennium Education Director Communications Sabina Zakir.

It is another boost for football in Pakistan, after their wonderfully improved showing in the World Cup. That culminated in them knocking out World Champions, Germany and moving up the World Rankings to 26th in the World.

Their Leisure Leagues network is thriving too, with more than 10,000 players playing in 77 cities.

Now, the students will be amongst the hopefuls who are looking to progress from that system to play for their country at future World events.

Roots Millennium Education is one of the most prestigious institutes of the country and has a nationwide presence of schools, colleges and universities with over 18,000 students and 50 campuses.

They are the latest in the long line of expansions for Leisure Leagues since they launched in a blaze of publicity, as a string of star players, including Ronaldinho and Ryan Giggs, took on local players as packed stadiums watched the games.

The photo shows one of LL’s initiatives to help youngsters, as Italian coaches came over to the country last year.

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