Peshawar Zalmi, one of the strongest sides of Pakistan Super League nominated Malala Yousaf Zai as the brand ambassador of their team on Friday.
The Nobel Laureate will now become the face and ambassador of the team in the second season.
The owner of the team, Mr. Javed Afridi, announced this news after meeting and handing out the official merchandise of Peshawar Zalmi to Malala and her family in the UK.
He said that Malala will be the face of Peshawar Zalmi in the upcoming second season of Pakistan Super League.
She will also be cheering for the team during the tournament as it takes place in Dubai.
During the occasion, Javed Afridi said the following:
It is an honour for us to be associated with Malala Yousafzai who has made Pakistan proud by winning the Nobel Prize. PZ Foundation will also support Malala’s cause for girls’ education in Pakistan and in other countries
Afridi Also Presented A Jacket To Malala
Shahid Afridi also had the pleasure to present Peshawar Zalmi’s official jacket to Malala Yousaf Zai.
She is the only 19-year-old from Pakistan who has a Nobel Prize. Malala is the second person from Pakistan to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
During the occasion, Afridi added the following words:
Malala has always been a great supporter of Peshawar Zalmi, and this year she will be the face of our team, an ambassador of our team
Malala told the media that she is supporting the team because she is proud of her Pashtun heritage. She said, we as a team stand for unity and peace in the region.
At the end of her message, she requested everyone to step forward and support the team.
PSL Season 2 begins February 9th 2017.