After long time Team Pakistan will be seen in action in upcoming Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 in Bhubaneswar, India. The tournament will start on 6th December 2014 and conclude with the Final on 14th December 2014. Top eight national teams would be competing at the 2014 Champions Trophy. Pakistan is in Pool A along with England, Belgium and Australia while in Pool B, hosts India, will face Argentina, Netherlands and Germany.
The opening day of the tournament (Saturday 6 December) will feature all eight teams taking to the field on India’s first newly built Olympic standard pink and blue hockey pitch in the Kalinga Stadium. The 5,000 seater stadium also serves as the home ground for Hero Hockey India League franchise, Kalinga Lancers.
Pakistan Hockey Team Squad 2014-15: Mohammad Imran (Captain), Muhammad Waqas (vc), Imran Shah, Imran Butt, Syed Kashif Shah, Mohammad Rizwan senior, Mohammad Tousiq, Fareed Ahmed, Rashid Mahmood, Shafqat Rasool, Abdul Haseem Khan, Ali Shan, Mohammad Ateeq, Waseem Ahmed, Mohammad Kashif Ali, Shakeel Abbasi, Muhammad Irfan, Salman Hussain and Arsalan Qadir.
Pakistan Hockey Matches in Champions Trophy 2014
6th December, 12:00 – Pakistan VS Belgium
7th December 12:00 – Pakistan VS England
9th December 17:30 – Pakistan VS Australia