Lahore : In the opening match of the Haier Hockey Series Open at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore,Uzbekistan outplayed Afghanistan 11-0 in a completely one sided match
Senior Minister Punjab, Raja Basharat was the chief guest at the opening ceremony of this FIH event.He was accompanied by the President PHF, Brig (rtd) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar and officials of PHF and Punjab Hockey Association.
The second match was played between Pakistan President XI and Nepal.
It is pertinent to mention that Pakistan President XI’s is appearing as a guest team.Their matches are all ‘friendly games’ and carry no points towards the actual tournament.
It also turned out to be a lop sided contest.The Pakistan President XI consisting of young emerging players easily defeated Nepal 9-0
Tuesday,s Matches: Kazakhstan vs Nepal, Pakistan President XI vs Uzbekistan