Panjab FA are delighted to announce an iconic fixture between Liverpool Football Club U23’s and Panjab FA Men’s.
The tie is set to take place on the 14th May 2018 at 12pm at The Reds’ training ground in Kirkby – As Reuben Hazell’s men look forward to the CONIFA World Cup 2018. Kicking off on the 31st May in London.
The Champions League finalists will select their U23 side against Panjab FA with the opportunity for many around the world to enjoy this game online.
Neil Critchley’s men have brought through numerous players through the youth ranks including Ben Woodburn and Trent Alexander-Arnold who now feature in the first-team picture and on their respective international stages.
On the fixture at the club’s Kirkby youth base, Critchley said: “It is a real honour for us to be able to welcome Panjab FA for an end-of-season friendly match as they prepare for their upcoming World Cup campaign. We hope that this is the beginning of a great relationship as we look to promote football for British Asians across the country.”
Founder & Chairman of Panjab FA, Harpreet Singh, said: “It is an honour and privilege to be playing one of the most iconic football clubs worldwide. This represents a game changer for 125 million Panjabi’s around the globe and British Asians in the UK.
“This game will shine a light on the aspirations of children around the world, where once professional and grassroots football were seen as two different worlds apart. I congratulate my football colleagues at Liverpool FC for paving the way for a prosperous future for all.”
All supporters and football fans can watch the game live and for free on LFCTV GO.
Fixture: Liverpool U23 vs Panjab FA Mens
Date: 14th May 2018/12pm
Venue: Academy base – Kirby
By Lewis Richards