Pakistan`s hopes of reviving international hockey in the country will soon be realised as Egyptian hockey federation has agreed to a bilateral home and away test series to be played in February-March next year.
Former Olympians and Pakistan Hockey Federation`s officials, who are on a warpath against each other, will come face to face tomorrow at the hearing of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Sports.
The Pakistan Hockey Federation
today recalled senior players like Sohail Abbas, Rehan Butt
and Zeeshan Ashraf, who had announced their retirements after
the team finished bottom of the heap in the World Cup in
The National Assembly (NA) Sports Standing Committee will grill Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) officials and national players following the team`s disastrous showing in the Hockey World Cup in New Delhi.
The Pakistan Hockey Federation has
sent a formal request to the sports ministry seeking clearance
for sending the national team to India for competing in the
World Cup to be held in New Delhi from February 28.
The National Assembly standing
committee on sports today brought an end to the ongoing
conflict between Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary Asif
Bajwa on one hand and ex-captain Mansoor Ahmed and former
Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Saqlain will appear before the national hockey federation`s
disciplinary committee today to respond to the charges
levelled against him for violating players` code of conduct.