The first batch of Pakistani players have arrived in India for World Series Hockey.
Zeeshan Ashraf, former captain of Pakistan, who will be marshaling the flanks as a full back and Adnan Maqsood, who will look to control the game from the center of the midfield, touched down in Bangalore this afternoon, where they will be representing the Karnataka Lions.
They will begin their preparations through a high intensity camp being conducted for all members of the team. The camp has been specially designed by the coaches keeping in mind individual skill sets that can be synced with the team strategy.
Adnan Maqsood said, “I’m delighted to be in India for World Series Hockey. It’s a great initiative for our sport and it’s going to be fun to play with the mix of international superstars and Indian players. The training camp will help us greatly in coming up with a winning strategy for the team.”
Zeeshan Ashraf says – “It’s great to be back in India. We have a strong team and will be looking use the training camp to bond with each other. I can’t wait to get started.”