Sports: Hockey: Teams named after former greats in Quaid-e-Azam U-19 hockey

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Karachi: Six teams – named after former hockey legends will be seen in action in the inaugural Essa Laboratory Quaid-e-Azam Under 19 Five-a side Hockey Tournament, which begins September 13 here at the Olympian Islahuddin- Dr Shah Hockey Academy.

Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is organizing this tournament, which is scheduled to conclude on September 19.

The six teams have been named after former hockey greats – Islahuddin, Shahnaz Sheikh, Akhtar Rasool, Manzoor Jr, Hassan Sardar and Shahbaz Ahmad.

The players in these six teams are all under 19 years of age, who were selected and shortlisted after a series of trials conducted by the PHF.

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