Pakistan football team’s one group stranded at Mumbai Airport

By our correspondent
MUMBAI: Following a tense few days due to visas issue Pakistan football team was extremely badly treated at the Mumbai Airport while going to Bengaluru for featuring in the SAFF Cup in which the Green-shirts are scheduled to face India in their opener today (Wednesday). Pakistan’s one group has proceeded to Bengaluru from Mumbai after leaving some of the luggage with their other team members as they were told that they could not carry more than 15kg per head while the other group, carrying 16 players and officials, are still at the Mumbai Airport. They were off-loaded from the flight and were told that they cannot proceed as they were too late.
Sources said that Pakistan team was also ready to pay for the extra baggage but as the flight had to take ff nothing could be done promptly.
Now the group will have to wait for the next flight which will lave for Bengaluru at 1pm.
The biggest hiccup was that All India Football Federation (AIFF) had not sent any one to receive the Pakistan team at the Mumbai Airport who could also facilitate the team at the immigration.
After landing at the Mumbai Airport in the wee hours of Wednesday Pakistan team faced big trouble at the immigration which wasted a huge time.
Following such an unfortunate incident Pakistan is most likely to pull out of the first match against India today which is scheduled at 7pm PST.

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