DG SBP appreciates women hockey talent


Director General Sports Boar Punjab (SBP) Adnan Arshad Aulakh, while appreciating the talent of Punjab’s female hockey players, said that Punjab has plenty of hockey potential which is an encouraging sign for future of hockey in Pakistan.

He said this here on Monday after witnessing the third and final day trials of Punjab’s divisional teams for their participation in First Chief Minister Punjab 5-a-Side National Women Hockey Championship scheduled to start from September 7 at National Hockey Stadium.

SBP Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti, Deputy Director Chand Perveen, Assistant Director Raees ur Rehman and SBP Security In-charge Col (retd) Shabbir, Secretary Punjab Hockey Association Asif Naz Khokhar, Divisional Sports Officers Rana Nadeem Anjum (Multan), Ata-ur-Rehman (DG Khan) and members of SBP selection committee were also present on the occasion.

On the final day, the SBP selection committee conducted the trials of players of four divisions – Multan, Bahawalpur, DG Khan and Rawalpindi. —APP

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