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Govt to seek report on Indian hockey cancellation of Pakistan tour

SAMAA | - Posted: Nov 12, 2008 | Last Updated: 12 years ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Nov 12, 2008 | Last Updated: 12 years ago
Govt to seek report on Indian hockey cancellation of Pakistan tour

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Sports Pir Syed Aftab Hussain Shah Jilani Tuesday said he had sought a report from Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) as to how Indian hockey officials cancelled their junior hockey team’s tour to Pakistan.

The Minister was speaking after inaugurating the $30,000 Pakistan Open World Squash Championship at Mushaf Squash Complex.

The five-match Indian junior hockey team’s tour to Pakistan was cancelled a day before the first game was to be played at Karachi on Tuesday (November 11).

The Minister said the report from PHF would be presented to the Prime Minister who is also the Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan Hockey Federation.

He said the government wanted to put hockey on sound footings and would allocate more funds for its promotion. He said the government specially would promote sports like hockey and squash in which Pakistan once enjoyed world supremacy. Eight matches each for men’s and women’s event were decided on the opening day of the main draw of Pakistan Open.

The results of 1st round matches:

Women’s Event
1. Christina Mak (HKG) Bt Mehwish Hanif (Pak) 11/5,11/3, 11/6 (15 Min)

2. Rushna Mehboob (Pak) Bt Amna Latif (Pak) 11/1, 11/2, 11/4 (10 Min)

3. Maria Toor (Pak) Bt Zeba Pervez (Pak) 11/4, 11/3, 11/4 (13 Min)

4. Sara Elnomany (Egy) Bt Zoya Khalid (Pak) 11/2, 11/7, 11/2 (16 Min)

5. Muqaddas Ashraf (Pak) Bt Aliya Sarfraz (Pak) 11/5, 11/8, 11/2 (19 Min)

6. Heba Eltorky (Egy) Bt Gul Zaman (Pak) 11/1, 11/3, 11/0 (10 Min)

7. Saima Shoukat (Pak) Bt Riffat Khan (Pak) 11/6, 11/4, 11/7(18 Min)

8. Joe Chan (HKG) Bt Amna Mehboob (Pak) 11/1, 11/2, 11/2 (09 Min)

Men’s Event
1. Yasir Butt (Pak) Bt Amjad Khan (Pak) 11/9, 15/13, 11/7 (35 Min)

2. Campbell Grayson (Nzl) Bt Shahid Zaman (Pak) 11/6, 11/5, 11/9 (21 Min)

3. Safeerullah Khan (Pak) Bt Kh. Adil Maqool (Pak) 11/8, 11/7, 12/10 (42 Min)

4. Waqar Mehboob (Pak) Bt Martin Knight (Nzl) 11/9, 11/7, 5/11, 11/7 (50 Min)

5. Aamir Atlas (Pak) Bt Nasir Iqbal (Pak) 11/5, 11/7, 11/7 (22 Min)

6. Farhan Mehboob (Pak) Bt Shams Ul Islam (Pak) 9/11, 11/3, 11/3, 11/6 (26 Min)

7. Mansoor Zaman (Pak) Bt Danish Atlas (Pak) 11/2, 11/8, 11/5 (26 Min)8. Kashif Shuja (New Zealand) beat Aqib Javed (Pak) 11-9, 11-7, 11-6 (29 min).

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