Pakistani-born British McKeal Abdullah has joined the Pakistan football squad. Abdullah is a part of the British club Mansfield Town, where he is considered one of the best Asian footballers in the UK. The young striker will join the Pakistan team at the end of this month.

Abdullah will be available for the home match against Saudi Arabia and the away match against Tajikistan. The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has also confirmed the inclusion of Pakistani-born Briton Adam Khan. Otis Khan, who missed the previous match due to injury and Muhammad Fazal will also return to the team.

Pakistani-born Briton Essa Sulaiman will not be available due to performing Hajj.