Pakistan Hockey Federation has announced the team for Pakistan National Senior Hockey team’s tour of New Zealand and Australia in order to develop a competent batch of players. 5 new athletes have been included who would be given more exposure during the said tour. Whereas, senior players are being given rest for the time being.
The test matches between Pakistan and New Zealand are planned from 17 to 23 March 2017 in Wellington, NZ. After a week’s rest, Pakistan faces Australia from 29 March to 1 April in Darwin Australia.
The team shall comprise of the following officials & players:
Amjad Ali & Mazhar Abbas
Ammad Shakeel Butt, M. Aleem Bilal, Nawaz Ashfaq, Abu Bakar Mahmood, Tasawar Abbas, Tazeem-ul-Hassan, M. Rizwan Junior, M. Atif Mushtaq & M. Faisal Qadir
- Irfan Junior, M. Umar Bhutta (V.Capt), Abdul Haseem Khan (Captain), Ali Shan, Ajaz Ahmad, Muhammad Dilber, M. Azfar Yaqoob, M. Arslan Qadir & Umair Sarfaraz.
Mr. Abdul Hanif Khan (Manager), Col. (R) Mohsin Ali (Assistant Manager), Khawaja M. Junaid (Head Coach), Mr. Ahmed Alam (Coach) & Mr. M. Nadeem Khan Lodhi (Video Analyst).