The Asian Hockey Family today mourns the passing away of Mr. Manzoor Hussain Junior, who was a complete hockey player, Olympian and who also held many important positions in the hockey circuit in Pakistan. He passed away on Monday, 29 August 2022.
Mr Manzoor was a two-times Olympian with a Gold in 1984 Los Angeles and Bronze in 1976 Montreal. He played three world cups, winning two Gold and one Silver. Mr Manzoor was a greatly celebrated athlete in Pakistan. He also served in multiple administrative roles in Pakistan Hockey Federation.
Offering words of condolence for the bereaved family, President AHF Fumio Ogura said: “It is very saddening to learn of this loss. I will pray for the departed and also that his family find solace in this tough time.”
Expressing his grief over the matter, AHF Chief Executive & Secretary General, Dato Tayyab Ikram said: “It in an immensely saddening news for me. I have always been an admirer of Mr Manzoor’s contribution and services for hockey. Indeed, the hockey family has lost an asset today and it is a great loss for the Asian Hockey Family. I pray that the departed soul finds peace, and that his family and friends can find the courage to cope with this immense loss.”