Karachi: The Hockey World 11 Tour to Pakistan has been finalized that the team is going to arrive in Karachi Pakistan on 20th November this year, and where – in Karachi- they will play their first match in Edhi Stadium on 21st November 2017.
According to the authentic source of Hockey Federation that the guest team has finalized its decision to arrive in the country in the month of November, and the match will start from the country’s biggest city Karachi. Source adds that after the playing first match in Karachi, the second match will be played either in Lahore or Pindi; the decision would be taken soon in next few days.
For the match of world 11 Hockey, Australian players Jimmy Dior, Karen Gaver, and Glenn Turner have assured their participation, while the Pakistan Hockey Federation is at the final stage of communicating with other international teams to make sure their participation including German Hockey players, Argentina Hockey Players, and Ireland Hockey Players.
Pakistan Hockey Federation has given the responsibility of communication with international players to the erstwhile Pakistani Hockey Olympic Player Kamran Ashraf; he is proving to show success in convincing international players to participate.
In addition, Mr. Kamran Ashraf also communicated with Indian Hockey Players they still did not give a clear cut response but it is being expected that Mr. Ashraf would become success also in convincing Indian players.
Pakistan Hockey Federation planned to honor five international players as guests and it is also decided that to include 5 Pakistani Players in Hall of Fame on the occasion.