Karachi: Report by (Zeeshan Husain) The Sindh Women’s Hockey League will be played in Karachi from September 14 to 17.
The eight teams participating in the event have been divided into two groups the hockey league organized by the Hockey Association and in collaboration with the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs, Sindh, the four-day tournament aims to be part of the preparations for the first Punjab Chief Minister Five A-Side National Women’s Hockey Tournament scheduled in Lahore.The teams involved in the event have been named after the wives of well-known hockey players.
Other players, includes players selected from Hyderabad, Mirpur Khas and Karachi for the Five A-Side Tournament in the league, will be seen in action. Syeda Shehla Raza, Captain Sameera Naseem, Team Mina Hassan, Captain Sanaina Jahanzeb, Team Nighat Manzoor Jr., Captain Kanwal Ijaz and Team Tehseen Munawar, Captain Larib Chauhan while in Pool B Team Yasmeen Samiullah, Captain Fareeha Sindh, Team Musarrat Hanif, Captain Shahzama Naseem, Team Anila NasAli, captain Sundus Siddiqui and team Lubna Iftikhar are named after captain Batool Kazmi. Paying homage to (the late), she said that today we do not see such great players on the field of hockey who would bring the opponent to the brink of defeat alone, the team named after the wives of these great Olympians.
The purpose of the election is also to pay tribute to himHe said that the late Olympian Manor Alzaman will always live in the hearts of the youth due to his brilliant sports and victories.