Dutch veterans to play third match of hockey series today


The Flying Dutch Hockey team will on Friday play their third and final match of the three-match hockey series here at the Johar Hockey Stadium.
The match will roll into action at 2.30 pm in which the Pakistan veterans will collide with their Dutch counterparts. The likely chances are that the chief guest for the match would be Chief Minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, under whom vision the Sports Board Punjab organized the Youth Festival, which was followed by the International Sports Festival.
The current hockey series of the visiting Flying Dutch hockey team, which is here on the combined invitation of Tauqir Dar, president of Dar Hockey Academy and the SBP, is being held under the banner of the Punjab International Sports Festival.
Dutch veterans who are laced with five internationals and Olympians have played two matches with drawing the first match 2-all against the Aitchison College team and later edged to a narrow and fighting 5-4 win against the young guns of the Dar Academy.
Expected teams:
Pakistan Veterans (from): Hasan Sardar, Samiullah, Danish Kaleem, Shahbaz Senior, Mohammad Akhlaq, Rana Mujahid, Khawaja Junaid, Saleem Sherwani, Shahid Ali Khan, Khalid Bashir, Anjum Saeed, Tahir Zaman, Khalid Rasool, Arshad Chaudhary.
The Flying Dutchs: Rood Ven Rooij, Sander Ven Hyfte, Gerd Scuiatmann, Maarton Ven Grimbergen, Gonans Gratama, Michel Princen, Williem Bams, Martyn Gosens, Walter Michels, Peter Vogeaar, Gys Wetering, Rewe Klaassen, Wouter Ven Pelt, Mark Kleysen, Paul De Ruyter, Jan Chris Pinexteren, Sultan Ahmed. Win Kemps coach and Rob Lathouwers manager.