Football & Boxing Pakistan: Ian Rush Foundation To Open Academies 

2019 Ian Rush Foundation To Open Academies in Pakistan: Groupphotograph during visit to Nishtar Park Sports Complex, Lahore – Photo: File

LAHORE: A 7-member foreign delegation led by former football star from Liverpool Ian Rush is visiting Pakistan and has announced that the Foundation will provide support to the games of Football and Boxing. 

The visiting group includes famous boxer Spencer Fearon, Carol Philomena Anthony, Samuel John De La Haye, Yisa Abiodun Ricardo Simms, Saad Mohamed Salim Wadia and Raj Shah.

The support was re emphasized while meeting the Punjab Sports Minister, Mr. Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti at National Hockey Stadium, Lahore.

The delegation visited National Hockey Stadium, Punjab Football and Punjab International Swimming Complex during the visit and appreciated the sports facilities in Nishtar Park Sports Complex. 

Talking on this occasion, former football star from Liverpool Ian Rush said Pakistani youngsters are very talented and Ian Rush Foundation will launch football and boxing academies in various cities of Pakistan to nurture the talent of Pakistani youth. 

Punjab Sports Minister Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti while talking to delegation said Punjab government will extend maximum cooperation for the establishment of football and boxing academies in the country.

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