HOCKEY

PHF Announces 19-member Squad For Qualifying Matches

Chief selector of the Pakistan hockey team Manzoor Junior announced a 19-member squad for the two Olympic qualifying matches scheduled for October 26 and 27 against Netherlands.

Muhammad Rizwan Senior will lead Pakistan in the FIH Olympic qualifiers.

Pakistan hockey team will play two friendly matches against Germany on October 21 and 23 and after this they will depart for Netherlands.

The Pakistan Hockey Federation has named former Olympian Khawaja Junaid as the head coach of the Pakistan hockey team.

The squad was finalized after two-day trials held at the national hockey stadium in Lahore.

Pakistan squad comprises Waqar (Goalkeeper), Amjad Ali (Goalkeeper), Mubashar Ali, Rizwan Ali, Imad Butt, Abubakr Mahmood, Ali Shaan, Ijaz Ahmed, Umar Bhutta, Muhammad Rizwan Senior (Captain), Rana Sohail, Rana Waheed, Ghazanfar Ali, Hammad Anjum, Irfan Senior.

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