Brig (r) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar appointed as the president of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), without any contest, for the next four years.
On the other hand, Olympian Shahbaz Senior and Ikhlaq Usmani are appointed as secretary general and secretary finance respectively till 2022.
President PHF stated in a press conference that Pakistan never had any domestic structure for hockey before, however, the country now has a large pool of players.
He also mentioned that due to poor performances of the national side, the federation has to take a foreign coach on board and also brought an international level physical trainer who can work on players’ fitness.
He is aiming for direct qualification to Olympics by winning a gold medal in the coming Asian Games.
Pakistan Hockey Federation has been looking to hold their own league similar to PSL, president PHF stated that they will host the league next year at any cost.