The friendly international football match between Cayman Islands and Pakistan has been postponed until further notice.

The two teams were scheduled to face off on 12 Feb. at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in George Town, but due to immigration issues, Pakistan has pulled out.

“Basically, the game against Pakistan was cancelled due to issues with the Pakistan team not being able to travel into certain countries. They couldn’t secure visas,” said Cayman Islands Football Association president Alfredo Whittaker.

But he was hopeful that the match could be rescheduled.

“February is a very busy month, so all the hotels are extremely booked and the bookings that we had for them couldn’t be held any longer,” he said. “So, unfortunately, we had to postpone the game against Pakistan, but we are looking forward, in the near future to have them here in the Cayman Islands.”

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