Pakistani Footballer Karishma Ali Makes it to Forbes ’30 Under 30′: Proud Moments

 Pakistani Footballer Karishma Ali Makes it to Forbes ’30 Under 30′: Proud Moments

The 21-year-old brave and gritty Karishma Ali is the first lassie from Chitral to play sports on both the national as well as international level. It is undoubtedly pleasing and proud moments for the nation. Pakistani Footballer Karishma Ali Makes it to Forbes ’30 Under 30′: Proud Moments.

Karishma is the founder of the Chitral Women’s Sports Club – responsible for training 60 girls and concurrently reassuring their enthralling involvement in sports. Her recement enchanting victory to hit Forbes, Karishma Ali has been added to Forbes 30 under 30 list.

Little info about the Girl Having Azure High Dreams

The 21-year-old hailing from Chitral has received massive appreciation for playing football at the national as well as international level. She is also the founder of the Chitral Women’s Sports Club, which is responsible for training 60 girls and simultaneously encouraging their participation in sports.

Karishma Ali, a female football player from Pakistan’s Chitral valley is playing a critical role in changing the lives of people around her. In 2019, she was named among Forbes ’30 Under 30′ in Asia list along with the likes of tennis star Naomi Osaka and K-pop band Blackpink.

 

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For many many reasons I needed one public account. *fingers crossed*

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A Famous Publication Published a few honourable lines for Karishma Ali

“Karishma Ali Changed Her Life with Football and Others with Empathy. Karishma Ali Changed Her Life with Football and…Jubilee Life Insurance Wins Best Social Media Campaign at Pakistan Digital Awards 2020. She has represented Pakistan at the Jubilee Games in Dubai, and her team was the first women’s team from Pakistan to participate in the AFL International Cup.”

In an interview with CNN sport, Karishma said

“Things were very difficult for girls in this region, especially to have a different dream or to do something outside of what society expects you to do. I want to create more opportunities for women apart from sports. It is my primary aim to work on a national level to create more opportunities for women in my region. In 2016, I represent Pakistan at the Jubilee Games in Dubai. “

“The long road towards life as a football athlete was never easy for me. I was very enthusiastic about football as a teenager but never got an opportunity to play for a team. It was when I went to school in Islamabad where I was able to join a team.”

Karishma Gives Credit for her Achievement to her Baba

“My dad told me it’d be easier if the people back here [in Chitral] do not get to know about you. I never posted on social media, I never told people I was playing football. However, in 2016, when I was selected for the international, I saw a post that had a heading saying ‘Karishma Ali is the first girl from Chitral to play football at a national or international level. When people saw the post, I got to see horrible comments, horrible responses from different people. I was threatened, there was a lot of social media hate but also directly. However, the attitudes of people changed when my name appeared in the Forbes 30 under 30 lists.”

“Baba, look how far we’ve come,” she posted

In 2019, Ali had set up a handicraft centre for women, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited her stall

Karishma Ali also appeared in the Milan Fashion Week 2019

 

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We did it again! 💃🏻❤️ #stellajeanXChitral @stellajean_sj_ @chitralwomenhc #pakistanfashionweek

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Big congratulations to Karishma!

Women like Karishma Ali are the stimulation for female athletes in Pakistan. Every woman in Pakistan can take her as a spur to follow their dreams. More power to you!

Also Read: Pakistani Footballer Abiha Haider Makes It Top 30 Most Powerful Muslim Women In Sports

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