Hockey Players ‘Rewarded’ by PM

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Islamabad: The Prime Minister announces cash prize of Rs500,000. for each player of the hockey team for winning a Gold Medal in the 12th South Asian Games.

Pakistan makes a hat trick by winning the title beating India 1-0 in the South Asian Games.

President of Pakistan Hockey Federation Brig (R) Khalid Khokhar said “We are extremely delighted to hear the Prime Minister’s announcement.”

In a statement released by Pakistan Hockey Federation, the Prime Minister’s gesture reflects his love and passion for hockey.

Meanwhile, trials to select players from Khyber PakhtunKhwa, Fata, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and AJK will be held at Lala Ayub Stadium Peshawar on 2oth February.

The Pakistan hockey squad selected at the end of trials will take part in the 25th Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament scheduled from April 7 to 17th at Malayasia.

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