Pakistani female footballers break two more world records
Pakistani female footballers broke two world records on Monday for the most players to play in a five-a-side match that went on for 69 hours.
The national women team was able to break two records, one for the World’s Longest Match and another for a match played with more than 50 nationalities.
According to Equal Playing Field, the final score was 404-369 in the match which started from June 28 to July 1, having a total of 807 players participating in the match held in the French city of Lyon.
WE. DID. IT. After 69 hours of continuous play, 807 players on the pitch and a score of 404 – 369, we completed our world record attempt for the largest number of players to appear continuously in a 5-a-side match. *official numbers to follow! #AnyGirlAnyWhere @twitter @adidas pic.twitter.com/MBtdx0AGf2
— Equal Playing Field (@EPFinitiative) July 1, 2019
“We have completed our world record attempt for the largest number of players to appear continuously in a five-a-side match,” the Facebook post read.
One of the national team players, Hajra Khan is not new to breaking a world record. Last year, Hajra Khan featured at the Dead Sea for the world record of the highest and lowest altitude matches played.
— Hajra Khan (@hajrakn) July 2, 2019