The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) organizes a ‘Defence Day’ hockey match to pay tribute to martyrs of 1965 war.
Major Shabeer Sharif XI and Major Tufail Mohammad XI played a match to show solidarity to martyrs. Major Shabeer Sharif XI beat Major Tufail Mohammad XI by 3-1.
Mubashir Ali, Ahmad Nadeem and Umair Sattar netted a goal each for Maj Shabeer Sharif Shaheed XI while Awais Arshad was the lone goalscorer for Major Tufail Mohammad XI.
On the occasion, the president of PHF, Khalid Sajjad Khokhar, expressed his feelings on a day which will be remembered forever in the history of Pakistan.
“We give value to our martyrs and we will not forget their services. This hockey match is a little tribute to our heroes,” he said while talking to the media.