LAHORE

Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad
Aulakh said the upcoming First Chief Minister Punjab 5-a-Side National
Women Hockey Championship will provide a suitable platform to promising
female hockey players of the country to demonstrate their talent; he said this
while presiding over an important meeting at National Hockey Stadium on
Thursday.
The meeting was convened to review the preparations of upcoming First Chief
Minister Punjab 5-a-Side National Women Hockey Championship scheduled to
be staged at National Hockey Stadium from September 7-12, 2021.
Director Admin Javed Chohan, Director Sports Hafeez Bhatti, Deputy Director
Rauf Bajwa and Deputy Director Chand Perveen attended the important
meeting.
Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh also visited National
Hockey Stadium to assess the arrangements of grand 5-a-Side National Women
Hockey Championship. He directed the concerned officials to upgrade and
renovate the existing facilities at National Hockey Stadium prior to the
important championship.
While addressing the meeting, Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad
Aulakh informed that the trials for the selection of Punjab teams will be held on
August 29 and 30 while the trials of other participating teams will be held on
August 27 whereas the camp training of selected players will start from August
31, 2021.
Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh further said that Sports
Board Punjab will hold memorable opening and closing ceremonies for the
mega women hockey tournament.
It is pertinent to mention here that as many as 12 under-25 teams will participate
in the tournament being organized as part of 2023 Oman Women Hockey World
Cup preparations. Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will field two teams
each in the tournament while Balochistan, Islamabad, Army, HEC, Wapda and
Railways will send one team each for the grand hockey tournament.

First Chief Minister Punjab 5-a-Side National Women Hockey Championship will be a suitable platform DG Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh 1

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