Karachi: 17 October 2023: Pakistan defeated Cambodia 1-0 on Tuesday to earn its first ever victory in FIFA World Cup qualifying. Pakistan defeated Cambodia in an exciting game at the Jinnah Stadium in Islamabad thanks to a goal by Harun Hamid Khan in the 68th minute.
The hosts have already moved to the second round of the preliminaries for the 2026 version of football's premier tournament with their first win. In Group G during the second round of qualifying, the Men in Green will compete against Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Tajikistan, according to Anadolu Agency.It further stated that the first leg of the match between the two teams last week finished in a scoreless draw in Cambodia.
The triumph coincided with the country's resumption of international football, which is normally more enthusiastic about.