Pak Olympian helps Dinamo Kazan retain Russian hockey title

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LAHORE, Aug 01 (APP):- Pakistani hockey Olympian Adnan Maqsood playing for the Dinamo Kazan club in the Russian field hockey league starred in his side success for retaining the title.

Adnan who is playing Russian hockey league for past many years has also played as a professional in the leagues of Australia, England, India and Bangladesh, said a spokesman of Pakistan hockey federation here on Monday.

He said Another Pakistani Olympian Imran Warsi, who had been Adnan’s team mate at Dinamo Kazan all the previous years, switched to Dinamo Ekaterinburg this season. Warsi’s side finished third.

Players from other countries have also been plying their trade in the Russian league. These include, among others, players from top hockey nations such as Netherlands, Germany and India.