The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has appointed English professional football coach Stephen Constantine as the head coach of the national team. This move aims to enhance the skills of the national players in preparation for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers, scheduled for October.
Pakistan’s national team, known as the “Men in Green,” will compete against Cambodia in the first round of the FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifiers for the Asian Federation. The matches are scheduled for October 12 in Cambodia and October 17 in Pakistan.
Stephen Constantine has a rich background in coaching, having been associated with various teams and clubs for decades, playing a pivotal role in their success. He previously served as the coach for the Nepal national team from 1999 to 2001 and managed the India national team from 2002 to 2005. Constantine, a member of FIFA’s elite coaching panel, played a significant role in India winning a silver medal at the Afro-Asian Games in 2003.
This appointment reflects the PFF’s commitment to strengthening Pakistan’s football team and its performance on the international stage.