Pakistan Team Leaves For UK To Take Part In Hockey World Cup Qualifying

Pakistan hockey team departed for United Kingdom in order to take part in the qualification round of Hockey World Cup, Media reported.

According to details, the team left for UK on Saturday to take part in the qualification stage of the competition with their head coach Khawaja Junaid and Manager Hanif Khan.

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Pakistan will be a hockey series of three games against Ireland before the qualification stage kicks off. The matches against Ireland will be played on 1st, 3rd and 4th June.

The squad comprises of Amjad Ali, Mazhar Abbas, Nawaz Ashfaq, Aleem Bilal, Abu Bakar Mehmood, Ammad Shakeel Butt, Umar Bhatta, Mohammad Irfan Jr., Arsalan Qadir, Ali Shan, Mohammad Dilbar, Mohammad Rizwan Jr., Atif Mushtaq, Tasawwur Abbas, Ejaz Ahmed, Azfar Yaqoob and Umair Sarfraz.

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The qualifying round of the World Cup will be played from 15th June and 25th June.