Int’l female hockey umpire returns home


Lahore—Pakistan’s top most female hockey umpire Binish has returned home after supervising the matches in the qualifying rounds of the Asia Cup in Bangkok. Binish officiated in as many as five matches including the semi finals of the event. “It was a big honour for me and my country to supervise that number of matches in an international hockey event,” she told APP here on Monday after returning from Thailand. Binish, country’s first ever international hockey umpire, has now twenty six international match to her credit in her six appearance. Binish umpired the matches between Indonesia /Uzbekistan Thailand/Chinese Taipei, Chinese Taipei/Sri Lanka, Chinese Taipei/Indonesia and Hong Kong/Sri Lanka.—APP