PHF to celebrate Olympic Day from June 23

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 16 (APP): Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) will be holding various events in different parts of the country on June 23 to mark the Olympic Day with full zeal and enthusiasm.

Talking to APP, PHF Secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Sr. said to celebrate the Big Day with full zeal PHF will be involving all the hockey fraternity across the country. “The events would continue for one week,” he said.

He said we have written letters to all provinces to hold various events and engage maximum youth in it as to groom them.

He said the PHF will be celebrating the Olympic Day according to the guidelines of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

“Families of hockey greats who played and brought laurels for Pakistan would be invited in the events,” he said.

“A veteran’s event would be organized for male and female players,” he said and added that youth and kids events would also be part of the celebrations.

Besides this, special children hockey events would also be held as part of this programme.