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|Date of birth||March 10,1981|
|Born||Dera Ismail Khan|
|Current teams||Pakistan national football team|
|Pakistan Army F. C.|
|Teams||Pakistan Army F.C.|
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Jaffar Khan is a Pakistani footballer. He is also the former captain of Pakistan national football team and Pakistan Army. Jaffar, nicknamed Jeff, has been playing for Pakistan Army since 1998, and has been the number one Pakistani keeper for many years since his first selection in 2001.
Jaffar Khan (Urdu: جعفر خان; born on March 10, 1981) is a Pakistani footballer. He is also the former captain of Pakistan national football team and Pakistan Army.
Jaffar, nicknamed Jeff, has been playing for Pakistan Army since 1998, and has been the number one Pakistani keeper for many years since his first selection in 2001. Despite his lack of height needed for modern goalkeepers, he is able to make up for this by his some good shot-stopping skills and reflexes.
Khan came through the Pakistan Army, and selected for the first team in 1998. In 2000, he kept a clean sheet in the PFF President's Cup final against Allied Bank in which they won 1–0. Khan helped them retain the trophy in 2001 and not long after was called up to the Pakistan squad and became the Pakistan number 1. Khan soon became captain of Pakistan Army FC and not long after became captain of Pakistan.
He took Pakistan all the way to the final of the 2004 South Asian Games where they beat India 1-0 take Gold. After losing the league in 2004-05 season on the final day, he helped them win the league title the following year. In the 2006 South Asian Games he kept a clean sheet as Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in the finals.
Pakistan Army retained their title in 2006-07 where he set a new Pakistani goalkeeping record by not conceding a goal for 1,260 minutes.As is the case with most, if not all, Army players, Jaffar Khan is still in service with the Pakistan Army as a Non-Commissioned Officer and during the 2006-07 season was called up to service for UN peacekeeping operations in Sierra Leone. He returned to play competitive football in 2009.
He is now keeping coach of Pakistan national football team.
Pakistan ArmyPakistan Premier League: 2005–06, 2006–07
Pakistan National Football Challenge Cup: 2000, 2001
South Asian Games: 2004, 2006
Jaffar Khan at National-Football-Teams.com