Karachi: Pakistan Hockey Federation PHF has recommended the name of Olympian Sohail Abbas, the highest goal scorer in the history of the game, for national Pride of Performance award for the year 2013.
The Pride of Performance awards’ ceremony is an annual spectacle of the country, and several people are nominated for the awards in different disciplines.
The PHF has put forward the name of the seasoned Sohail Abbas, who holds the world record of scoring highest number of goals in international arena. He has scored 348 goals.
He is also the scorer of the highest number of goals 80 in a calendar year as well as the holder of the title of fastest century and double century of goals in international hockey.
The penalty corner specialist has captained Pakistan hockey team in the 33rd Champions Trophy and London Olympic Games. He won gold medal for Pakistan in the Asian Games 2010.