New management of Jr hockey teams & Trials Schedule Announced


LAHORE, July 25 (APP): Pakistan Hockey Federation on Tuesday
appointed a group of four former Pakistan captains as the new management of Pakistan junior hockey team.
Muhammad Usman Sheikh, Muhammad Saqlain and Rehan Butt were named coaches of the team and veteran Mansoor Ahmed would officiate as manager, said a spokesman for the PHF here.
They have been assigned the task to groom a new look Pakistan junior
team which will be selected from two-day trials.
“The prime objective of these trials is to give a fair opportunity
to the promising players to display their talent in the open trials to
be held at three centres simultaneously on July 27 & 28.
“The trials will be held under the supervision of selectors named
by the PHF,” he said.
Following is the programme of the trials.
Mardan Centre: For players from KP & Islamabad
Selectors: Imtiaz Afridi, Imran Khan, Ehsanullah and Shaukat Ali
Lahore Centre (Johar Town Stadium): For players from Punjab
Selectors: Tahir Zaman, Maqsood Hussain & Imran Butt
Karachi Centre: For players from Sindh & Balochistan
Selectors: Qamar Ibrahim, Mohammad Ali & Mohammad Anees.