ISLAMABAD - Pakistan junior hockey team 's camp for next month's Sultan of Johor junior hockey tournament resumed after a four-day break on Monday at Pakistan Army Hockey Stadium Rawalpindi.
"This the final phase of the camp and it will conclude on October 6", an official of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) said on Monday. The first phase of the camp was held at Naseer Bunda Hockey Stadium Islamabad. The official said that 26 boys had already been short-listed for participation in the event, slated to be held in Malaysia from October 11 to 18. Olympian Tahir Zaman, who has recently been appointed head of the team , is supervising the camp while Olympian Zeeshan Ashraf and former international Muhammad Irfan are officiating as assistant coaches.
The Sultan of Johor Cup is an annual international U-21 field hockey tournament held in Malaysia since 2011. It is the only invitational junior hockey competition played at the international level. Pakistan have participated in all the previous four tournaments but failed to reach the final of any of the events.