The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) are to host the first round of open hockey series from December 17 to 22 in Lahore, the Federation for International Hockey (FIH) announced on Saturday.
The international standard event will help PHF to revive high-class hockey matches in the grounds of Pakistan.
As many as five teams including Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, and Nepal will take part in a six-day event in Lahore.
The PHF has framed a pool of 115 players who will go through a training camp from December 4 in Karachi to get selected in the final squad for the event.
According to the PHF, this event will pave the way for them to revive international hockey in the grounds of Pakistan after almost a decade.