Haroon Yousaf


Haroon Yousaf is born on 10.11.1973 in Mandi Bahaudin 
S/O Muhammad Yousaf
Height: 170cm, Weight: 73kg, Blood Type: A 
He is married since 1998, arranged in 1989
School exam: FA (class 12)
Daughters: Mehnoor,Tehzeeb,Savaria 

He has 5 brothers and 7 Sisters and he is the 2nd oldest of his brothers;
one of his brothers, IQBAL YOUSAF, plays in Punjab Football as left Defender.
His shirt number is 15.

He was from 1996 till 1999 vice Captain of Pakistan National Football 
Team after Qazi Ashfaq and since 24th April 1999 (SAFF Cup in Goa)  
Captain of Pakistan National Football Team.

He is Captain of Allied Bank Limited since 1997

He got an offer to play for Indian side ´´ MAHINDRA UNITED`` but the 
PFF don’t accept this so he can’t play for ´´ MAHINDRA UNITED``. 

His best friend is late QAZI ASHFAQ and his stars are QAZI ASHFAQ, 
SHARAFAT ALI, Maradona and Roberto Baggio. They were good friends Qazi 
Ashfaq and Haroon. His favourite coach is Aslam Japani. 

He was man of the match in 11th Asian Cup Qualifying round in Iraq when 
Pakistan lost 0-3 against Iraq but he was so good in defending his 
team so he was declared MVP. 

He played for:
Allah o Akbar Club Lahore
City Club Lahore 
Defence Lahore
PIA, because apartment problems not long
1990- Pakistan Railways
1991-1995 WAPDA
Since 1995 ABL

1991 - 11th Asian Club Championship (For WAPDA vs. Mohammadan Sporting Club of Dhaka)
1993 - 13th Asian Club Championship (For Defence FC vs. Oman Club, Muscat)

Here are his national successes:

National Football champion: 
1997/1 (ABL)
1999 (ABL)
2000 (ABL)
1993/94 (WAPDA)
1994 (WAPDA)
1995 (ABL)
1997/2 (ABL)

Winner of President PFF Cup: 
1996 (ABL)
1998 (ABL)
1999 (ABL)
Runner-up PFF Cup: 

Winner of various All Pakistan Football Tournaments with WAPDA/ABL. 
Also won gold medal in 24th National Games at Lahore 1992. Also got 
the honour of playing in Salma Begum Tournament with Khan Friends Club 
as guest in 1995 at Okara.

He is since 1992 in Pakistan National Team and played:

Junior National Team:

- 28th AFC U-19 Championship 1992 in Kunnar/India
- U-23 Olympic Qualifying Round 1995 in Pakistan (CAPTAIN)
- U-23 with 3 overage players: Asian Games 2002 in Korea (CAPTAIN)

Senior National Team:

- 1st Jordan International Football Tournament 1992
- World Cup Qualifying Round 1993 
- SAF Games 1993 in Dhaka 
- 1st SAF Gold Cup Football Tournament 1993 in Lahore 
- 2nd Bristol SAARC Gold Cup 1995 in Colombo 
- Asian Qualifying Round 1995 in Jordan 
- Asian Cup Qualifying Round 1995 in Jordan
- World Cup Qualifying Round 1997 
- SAF Gold Cup Tournament 1997 in Nepal
- Coca-Cola SAF Gold Cup Football Tournament 1999 in India
- SAF Games 1999 in Nepal
- Asian Cup Qualifying Round 2000 in Qatar
- England Tour 2001(Matches against Bury and Coventry)
- World Cup Qualifying Round 2001
- Pakistan vs. Hyundai Korea test matches 2002 in Karachi
- SAFF Cup 2003 in Bangladesh 
- Asian Cup Preliminary Round 2003 in Singapore

A-International Matches: 51 (25.3.03)
International Goals: 3 (26.09.1999 vs. India in 76min by penalty kick, 
                        30.09.1999 vs. Bhutan in 61, 74min)

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Last updated: 17 Jan 2004

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