Asia Cup: Hockey Team announced, Pakistan to play first match against India

By: News Desk
Published: 06:08 PM, 15 May, 2022
Asia Cup: Hockey Team announced, Pakistan to play first match against India
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Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) announces the national hockey team for Asia Cup Hockey Tournament in Jakarta.

According to the 24News HD TV channel, with the approval of PHF President Brigadier Retired Khalid Sajjad Khokhar, the names of 20 players were announced.

The national hockey team will leave for Jakarta on May 19 and play its first match against the Indian team on May 23.

In the Pakistani national hockey team, goalkeepers Akmal Hussain and Abdullah Ishtiaq Khan, defenders Mubashir Ali, Emad Shakeel Butt, Hamaduddin Anjum, Muhammad Abdullah and Rizwan Ali, halfbacks Umar Bhatta, Ali Shan, Moin Shakeel, Abdul Hanan, Junaid Manzoor, Ghazanfar Ali, forward players Abu Bakar Mahmood, Ejaz Ahmed, Rana Abdul Waheed, Muhammad Salman Razzaq, Roman, Afraz, and Abdul Hanan Shahid are included.

Olympian Khwaja Junaid is Manager for Asia Cup while Siegfried Ackman is Head Coach and Daniel Berry a Physical Instructor.

Reporter: Shahbaz Ali

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