Jaffar Khan

Football player

1981 –

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Who is Jaffar Khan?

Jaffar Khan is a Pakistani footballer, who is the current captain of Pakistan Army FC. He is also the former captain of Pakistan national football team.

Jaffar, nicknamed Jeff, has been playing for Pakistan Army FC since 1998, and has been the number one Pakistani keeper for many years since his first selection in 2001. Despite his lack of height needed for modern goalkeepers, he is able to make up for this by his some good shot-stopping skills and reflexes.

Khan came through the Pakistan Army FC, and selected for the first team in 1998. In 2000 he kept a clean sheet in the PFF President's Cup final against ABL FC in which they won 1-0. Khan helped them retain the trophy in 2001 and not long after was called up to the Pakistan squad and became the Pakistan number 1. Khan soon became captain of Pakistan Army FC and not long after became captain of Pakistan.

He took Pakistan all the way to the final of the 2004 SAF Games where they beat India 1-0 take Gold. After losing the Pakistan Premier League in 2004 on the final day of the season, he helped them win the league title the following year. In the 2006 SAF Games he kept a clean sheet as Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to Gold.

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Born
Mar 10, 1981
Dera Ismail Khan
Nationality
  • Pakistan
Profession
Lived in
  • Dera Ismail Khan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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