Asian Champions Trophy: Pakistan hockey team may play without coach

Since he hasn’t gotten his Indian visa yet, the Pakistani hockey team may not have their coach Shahnaz Sheikh with them during the Asian Champions Trophy. Sources say that Sheikh still doesn’t have his visa. He will not be able to go to India with the national team. Read out the complete details about Asian Champions Trophy down below!

Asian Champions Trophy: Pakistan hockey team may play without coach

After the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) gave the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) a No-Objection Certificate (NOC), all of the team members were able to get visas. The application for Sheikh’s visa was made after his meeting last week.

Tomorrow (Tuesday), the national team will cross the Wagah Border to go to the country next door. From Amritsar, they will take the road to get to Chennai. From August 3 to 12, the Asian game will be held in Chennai. Also, on August 3, Pakistan will play their first match against Malaysia. On August 9, the green shirts will play India, their biggest foe.


Muhammad Umar Bhatta (c), Akmal Hussain, Abdullah Ishtiaq Khan, Muhammad Abdullah, Muhammad Sufyan Khan, Ehtsham Aslam, Osama Bashir, Aqeel Ahmed, Arshad Liaquat, Muhammad Imad, Abdul Hanan Shahid, Zakaria Hayat, Rana Abdul Waheed Ashraf (Vice Captain), Roman, Muhammad Murtaza Yaqoob, Muhammad Shahzaib Khan, Afraz, Abdul Rahman, while the standby includes Ali Raza, Muhammad Baqir, Muhammad Nadeem Khan, Abdul Wahab, Waqar Ali, Muhammad Arsalan and Abdul Qayyum.

Pakistan’s schedule

  • August 3 – vs Malaysia
  • August 4 – vs Korea
  • August 6 – vs Japan
  • August 7 – vs China
  • August 9 – vs India

Asian Champions Trophy: Pakistan hockey team likely to participate without coach

Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa Avaan
Gulfishaa is writer who delivers engaging and informative news on sports to readers of Ten Sports TV Website.



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