Lahore: ‘The Gold Medal’ winning Pakistan Hockey team returns home after defeating India in the SAF games.
According to sources a rousing welcome was given to the gold-medal winning hockey team on their arrival at Lahore Allama Iqbal airport. The hockey federation and supporters greeted the players with garlands and offered bouquets. At this occasion the hockey team captain while speaking to the media said we were extremely delighted while scoring against India, despite less number of players our team performed very well though India was playing with 18 players.
It may be noted that Pakistan hockey team won the match against India by 1-0 in the SAF games played at Guwahati winning the Gold-Medal for the third time.