Web Desk(June 04, 2018): Pakistan hockey team left for the Netherlands to take part in the upcoming 2018 Men’s Champions Trophy.
Pakistan, India, Australia, Belgium, Argentina and hosts the Netherlands are taking part in the tournament.
The green shirts will play begin its campaign against arch-rivals India on June 23.
Team captain Rizwan Sr. seemed energetic before the team’s departure.“It is the wish of every Pakistani that we emerge victorious over India,” he said while speaking to media. “I am very satisfied with the way the boys have practiced.”
“Everyone, whether it be the seniors or the juniors, have trained like its a do-or-die situation.”
Team manager Hasan Sardar expressed his optimism on beating India in the prestigious tournament.
“We will play attacking hockey against India and we have relied on fitness.”