Pakistan announce senior, junior Hockey teams

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Karachi—Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Tuesday announced Pakistan’s senior and junior Hockey teams for the 4th Asian Champions Trophy and Sultan of Johor Cup respectively.
Both the teams were announced after a three-match series of trials between senior and junior teams held in Lahore from October 8 to 10.
The national senior team will be appearing in the 4th Asian Champions trophy in Kuanton, the state capital of Pehang, from October 20 to 30.
Pakistan’s under-21 or junior side will be in action in Sultan of Johor Cup in Johor Baru, from October 31 to November 6.
The national senior team is comprised of following players:
Goalkeepers: Imran Butt & Amjad Ali. Defenders: Aleem Bilal, Muhammad Irfan & Ammad Shakeel Butt. Halves: Rashid Mahmood, Tasawar Abbas, Niwaz Ashfaq, Fareed Ahmad, Toseeq Arshad & M. Rizwan Junior. Forwards: M. Irfan Junior, Umar Bhutta, Arslan Qadir, Ali Shan, Ejaz Ahmad, M. Rizwan Senior & Abdul Haseem Khan.
The national U21 team is comprised of following players:
Goalkeepers: Ali Raza & Talal Khalid. Full Backs: Atif Mushtaq, Hassan Anwar & Mubasshir Ali. Halves: Ammad Shakeel Butt, Abu Bakar Mahmood, Faizan, Junaid Kamal & Tazeem-ul-Hassan. Forwards: Shan Irshad, Azfar Yaqoob, Muhammad Dilber, Muhammad Atiq, Bilal Qadir, Mohsin Sabir, Rana Suhail Riaz, Sami Ullah, Muhammad Rizwan & Umar Hamdi.—NNI