LAHORE: Pakistan team left for Indonesia to participate in Hero Asia Hockey Cup 2022, scheduled to start from May 23.
According to the details, 20-member national squad departed for Indonesia last night. Team Manager Olympian Khawaja Junaid, Head Coach Siegfried Ekman, Coach Wasim Ahmed, Physical Instructor Daniel Berry, Physiotherapist Adeel Akhtar and Video Analyst Nadeem Lodhi accompanied players.
Eight participating teams have been divided into two pools. Pool A includes India, Japan, Pakistan and Indonesia whereas pool B includes Malaysia, Korea, Oman and Bangladesh.
Pakistan will play its first match on May 23 against arch-rivals India followed by second contest against Indonesia on May 24 and against Japan on May 26.
Goalkeepers: Akmal Hussain, Abdullah Ishtiaq Khan
Defenders: Mubashir Ali, Emad Shakeel Butt, Hamad-ud-Din Anjum, Muhammad Abdullah, Rizwan Ali
Midfielders: Umar Bhatta, Ali Shaan, Moin Shakeel, Abdul Hanan, Junaid Manzoor, Ghazanfar Ali
Attackers: Abu Bakar Mahmood, Ejaz Ahmed, Rana Abdul Waheed, Muhammad Salman Razzaq, Afraz, Roman, Abdul Hanan Shahid