Muhammad Atiq to Lead Pakistan Hockey Boys Team at U-16 Asia Cup in Singapore

The Pakistan U-16 Boys Hockey Team will fly to Singapore for participating in the 2nd U-16 Boys Asia Cup to be played from 4th to 7th April 2013 at Sengkang Hockey Stadium.

Logo of U-16 Boys Asia Cup Hockey Tournament SingporeMuhammad Atiq will lead the 10 member squad, while Nohaiz Zahid Malik will be his deputy in the tournament, which will be the first time the new FIH Hockey5s modified game will be played officially in the World. The tournament will also serve as qualifier for Youth Olympic Games, to be hosted by Nanjig in 2013 August. Apart from Pakistan and Hosts Singapore, 8 other Asian teams including Korea, Malaysia, Japan, China, Bangladesh, Chinese Taipei, Sri Lanka and Kazakhstan will fight for the top honours in Asia. Continue reading →

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 →

England U-16 and U-18 Boys and Girls vs Belgium Results and Reports

England’s Under-16 and Under-18 Boys and Girls played three test match series against their Belgian counterparts. At Antwerp, Belgium Under-16 Girls won the series 2-1, while same age group Boys’ series was tied 1-1 with one draw game. At Canterbury, England, Under-18 home-sides won both Girls and Boys series 2-1.

England U-16 and U-18 Boys and Girls vs Belgium Fixtures and Results:

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Date Fixture and Results
Sunday 1 July England U16 Boys v Belgium 1-2
Sunday 1 July England U16 Girls v Belgium 0-3
Sunday 1 July England U18 Boys v Belgium 1-0
Sunday 1 July England U18 Girls v Belgium 6-0
Monday 2 July England U16 Boys v Belgium 1-1
Monday 2 July England U16 Girls v Belgium 2-3
Monday 2 July England U18 Boys v Belgium 4-7
Monday 2 July England U18 Girls v Belgium 3-0
Tuesday 3 July England U16 Girls v Belgium 4-1
Tuesday 3 July England U16 Boys v Belgium 4-1
Tuesday 3 July England U18 Girls v Belgium 0-2
Tuesday 3 July England U18 Boys v Belgium 3-0

Reports:

July 3: England U16 Girls v Belgium 4-1: ENGLAND Under-16 Girls secured a 4-1 victory over Belgium in the final clash of the three-match Test Series in Antwerp on Tuesday. Continue reading →