The Geo Super Football League
is the first proper professional inter-city football league of Pakistan, with the support of the PFF. It was established in 2007 and is the first time that Pakistani club football matches are telecast live on television via GEO Super
. The SFL runs separate to the Pakistan Premier League
and at the moment, the winners of the SFL won't be declared the official champions of Pakistan like the PPL winners.
In the inaugural season as well as the second season (2010), all matches were being played in Karachi
's Peoples Football Stadium
Network and the Pakistan Football Federation
came together in 2006 and began work on establishing Pakistan’s first national inter-city football league to be televised and broadcast live on GEO Super
The Geo Super Football League (SFL) was created as a way to fuse Pakistan's football talent, with experienced internationals playing with youth, and to develop football in Pakistan.
It would be a new top flight league, and the first time the teams will be professional and non departmental. Instead, they represent Pakistan's major cities. Aspiring stars were selected after a gruelling nation-wide hunt of all aspiring football players, and will make up half of the team.
Thousands of youngsters and experienced players turned out at trials in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar and Quetta, which took place between 17 to 25 June.
Given the level of interest, the selection committee, which consists of... Read More