LAHORE : Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh said the First Quaid-e-Azam Inter-Division Hockey Championship 2021 has a great significance for the future of Pakistan hockey and we are pretty hopeful that top performers of this championship will prove to be useful bench strength for national hockey team; he expressed these views in a statement on Monday.
Director General Sports Punjab Adnan ArshadAulakh said that around 200 players of nine divisions of the province demonstrated their talent during the championship. “All divisional teams had talented players in their line ups and the data of all top performers is being prepared after the championship”.
Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh further said in the first phase Sports Board Punjab will pick up 40 top players from all the participating teams and these players will be imparted one-month top level training under the coaching of top trainers. “Our qualified coaches will further polish their skills so that these young talented players could serve the national team in the future international hockey competitions”.