Junior Asia Hockey Cup postponed

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Sohail Ali

LAHORE, Mar 25 (APP):The Junior Asia hockey cup scheduled to be played from June 4-12 in Dhaka, Bangladesh has been postponed due to outbreak of corona virus pandemic.

“The Asian Hockey Federation has informed us about the postponement of the
event and we duly support this decision“, said a spokesman of the Pakistan
Hockey Federation while to APP here on Wednesday.

Teams from Bangladesh, China, Oman, Uzbekistan, Japan, Malaysia, South
Korea, Pakistan and Chinese Taipei were to take part in the Cup.

The event will serve as qualifying round for the next years Jr Asia cup.
“The health and well being of the players are the top priority of the AHF and
every hockey playing nation and the decision of postponement has been taken
after getting feed back from the participating countries”, he said.

He said the AHF has informed that the new dates of the event will be communicated as the situation in Asia returns to normalcy after controlling the deadly corona virus.