Pakistan hockey team head and assistant coach, Hassan Sardar and Rehan Butt are influencing to repace Rizwan Sr as the captain of the National team, ARYnews reported on Wednesday.
Imran Butt, the brother of Rehan Butt is a strong candidate to lead the team in the upcoming Asian Champions trophy.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Asian Champions trophy is scheduled in October in Oman.
Currently, the national squad is taking part in the training camp underway in Karachi ahead of the event.
It was also reported that the team management and players are not on one page over the appointment of the captain.
The sources confirmed that the other team management is in favor of Mohammad Irfan senior to hold the command of the team in the upcoming event.
Pakistan is to play the fifth edition of the Asian Champions Trophy– kicks off from October 18 in Oman where other five teams including India, Oman, Japan, South Korea, and Malaysia will be fighting to clinch the title.