PHF announces itinerary for next six months


The Pakistan Hockey Federation on Monday outlined its calendar of activities for the next six months in the team’s build up for the London Olympics 2012. PHF Secretary General Asif Bajwa gave the details of the coming activities beginning from the 1st Munir Ahmad Dar Memorial Hockey Tournament. He said that the event will be played in Bahawalpur from September 23 to 30 and this event will be organised by the District Hockey Association Bahawalpur. He further said that the Under-16 National Hockey Championship will be played at Lahore from October 1, in which three teams from Punjab, two teams from Sindh, two teams from Khyber PK, one team from Balochistan and teams from Islamabad, A J & K, FATA & Gilgit & Baltistan will participate.
Bajwa further said that NBP Gold Cup will be organised by the Punjab Hockey Association at Faisalabad from November 15 to 25 while the Inter Academy Tournament will be organised by District Hockey Association Sialkot from November 26 to December 10 at Sialkot Hockey Stadium. The 27th edition of National Women’s Hockey Championship will be organised in the month of December 2011 at National Hockey Stadium Lahore. He added that all the national team members who were available will figure in these competitions.
He said that 4th edition of Tray Championship will be organised by KPK Hockey Association at Peshawar from January 3, 2012. The 59th edition of National Senior Hockey Championship will be organised at HCP Stadium Karachi from January 18. He said that 4th edition of Junior Super Hockey League will also be organised at HCP Stadium Karachi from March 1, 2012.