During this podcast we caught up with highly respected AFL Pakistan footballer Inam ul Haq!
Inam represented the Pakistan Shaheens with distinction at the 2017 AFL International Cup and has been playing our great game since 2014!
Remarkably Inam founded the Tigers FC, is the playing coach of the men’s team and recently became the coach of the women’s team as well!
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Nicknames: Nomi, Nami.
What Clubs have you played for? Tigers FC and Pakistan national team.
How many years have you been playing in Asia? Since 2014.
Preferred position/s: Defender.
Best teammate/s: Ali (brother), Tahir, and Mohammad Ramiz.
Most annoying teammate: Malik Moed.
Most difficult opponents: Germany.
Favourite meal: Beef karahi.
Invite 4 people of your choice to a dinner party: My family.
Best footy trip: International Cup 2017 in Melbourne and playing AFL in Multan (too amazing and Multan’s people are too good!).
What do you like the most about playing footy in Asia? The physicality and the tackling.
3 things people don’t know about you: I’d do anything for my family because I can’t see them in trouble and I’d do anything for my club because Tigers FC are my dream and my possession.
What does the future of AFL Asia look like and/or how do you see the sport impacting local communities across Asia? AFL in Asia is too good for the future. We hope we are able to represent Pakistan in AFL at the next championships and we can beat all teams.