PHF names Pakistan’s Olympic qualifiers squad

10:55 PM | 11 Oct, 2019
PHF names Pakistan’s Olympic qualifiers squad
LAHORE – Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Friday announced the 19-national squad for the Olympic qualifiers being played in Holland later this month.

The squad was announced following trails held here at the national hockey stadium under the watchful eyes of the national selection committee in the presence of PHF President Brig (r) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar and Secretary Muhammad Asif Bajwa.

“In all 35 camp players were tested in five sessions of 15 minutes each,” said a spokesman of the PHF.

Former Pakistan captain Manzoor Hussian Junior (chief selector) and Kaleem Ullah, Ayaz Mahmood, Khalid Hameed, Nasir Ali and Waseem Feroze (selectors) watched the players in action.

Pakistan will play two friendly matches against Germany on October 22 and 23. They will then depart for Netherlands to compete in the Olympic qualifying matches against the hosts on October 26 and 27.