Pakistan hockey crew on Tuesday reached Amritsar, India to take part within the essential Asian Champions Trophy, happening this month in Chennai.
The hockey gamers travelled to the neighbouring metropolis of Amritsar through the Wagah Border, from the place they’ll board a flight for Chennai through Bangalore.
Aside from Pakistan and India, Malaysia, Japan and China are taking part within the event and all of them are in the identical pool.
The Asian Champions Trophy, beginning August 3, is the final alternative to check the abilities of the gamers and determine their shortcomings earlier than the Asian Video games 2023 in China.
The Asian Video games for the Pakistan hockey crew is a very powerful occasion so far as its qualification for the Paris Olympics 2024 is anxious.
Pakistan should get a minimum of third place within the Asian Video games to qualify for the Paris Olympics.
Muhammad Umar Bhatta (c), Akmal Hussain, Abdullah Ishtiaq Khan, Muhammad Abdullah, Muhammad Sufyan Khan, Ehtsham Aslam, Osama Bashir, Aqeel Ahmed, Arshad Liaquat, Muhammad Imad, Abdul Hanan Shahid, Zakaria Hayat, Rana Abdul Waheed Ashraf (Vice Captain), Roman, Muhammad Murtaza Yaqoob, Muhammad Shahzaib Khan, Afraz, Abdul Rahman, whereas the standby consists of Ali Raza, Muhammad Baqir, Muhammad Nadeem Khan, Abdul Wahab, Waqar Ali, Muhammad Arsalan and Abdul Qayyum.
August 3 – vs Malaysia
August 4 – vs Korea
August 6 – vs Japan
August 7 – vs China
August 9 – vs India
Updated at 2023-09-13 15:11:01