Islamabad, Jun 9 : The Pakistan Hockey selection committee has announced an 18-member squad for the European tour.
During the European tour, Pakistan team will participate in UCD 4-Nation Hockey Tournament in Dublin from June 20-25 and 4-Nation Rabo Tournament at Amsterdam from June 28 to July 2, play two matches each against New Zealand at Belgium form July 10-11 and against Netherlands form July 15-16 (two matches).
The National Selection Committee comprising Abdul Hanif Khan Chairman, Arshad Ali Chowdhry and Khalid Bashir, announced the following team:
Players: Muhammad Imran (Captain), Salman Akbar (Goal-Keeper), Sohail Abbas, Muhammad Irfan, Waseem Ahmad, Muhammad Tousiq, Fareed Ahmed, Rashid Mehmood, Muhammad Waqas Sharif, Abdul Haseem Khan, Muhammad Rizwan Senior, Muhammad Zubair, Waqas Akbar, Syed Kashif Shah, Rehan Butt, Shakeel Abbasi (Vice-Captain), Shafqat Rasool and Imran Shah (Goal-keeper).
Team officials: K. M. Junaid (Manager), Michel van dan Heuvel (Head coach), Shahid Ali Khan (Assistant coach), Ajmal Khan Lodhi (Assistant coach) Faiz-ur-Rehman (Physiotherapist) and M. Nadeem Khan Lodhi (Video-analyst).