Pakistan U-16 Boys Hockey Probables to Start Training from 6th March for Asia Cup

Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) LogoPakistan U-16 boys probables will assemble on 6th March 2013 at Sialkot Hockey Stadium to prepare for for U-16 Boys Asia Cup. The 2nd edition of U-16 Boys Asia Cup will be played from 4th – 7th April 2013 at Sengkang Hockey stadium, Singapore.

The PHF has invited 45 probable players for the training camp, where Manager and Head Coach Tahir Zaman along with coaches Rehan Butt, Zaheer Ahmed Babar and Asif Ahmed Khan will train the boys before heading to Singapore.

U-16 Asia Cup will be first official FIH tournament to use five-a-side format, which will see ten teams competing for the title and a place in next year’s Youth Olympic Games.

Pakistan Probables for U-16 Boys Asia Cup: Continue reading →

Pakistan’s Probables for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2013 Announced

Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) LogoPakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) will hold the training camp of national senior probables for 22nd Sultan Azlan Shah Cup/IPOH from 9th to 17th March 2013. The 25 probables will train at National Hockey Stadium Lahore from 10th February 2013 under the watchful eyes of Akhtar Rasool Chaudhary and his support staff.

Pakistan had finished 2012 on high note with bronze at Melbourne Champions Trophy and gold at Doha Asian Champions Trophy in December 2012 while finished last in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2012 and 7th in London 2012 Olympics.

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Coaches Will Have Full Power in Selecting Pakistan Hockey Team

In the 23rd PHF (Pakistan Hockey Federation) Executive Board meeting an all important decision of giving selection powers to team management was taken. The Executive Board meeting was held at National Hockey Stadium, Lahore on 24th October 2012

Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) LogoAccording to PHF press release, the Executive Board unanimously agreed to give the powers of the National Selection Committee to the team Management.Thus role of selectors has been given to coaching staff who will be responsible for the team selection in addition to training and management of the team. Continue reading →