Sports: Hockey: PHF plans to honor former hockey greats

Karachi: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has planned to honor six former hockey legends and induct them into its ‘Hall of Fame’, when Karachi would host World XI team.

The six former players who will be inducted into ‘Hall of Fame’ are Islahuddin, Shahnaz Sheikh, Akhtar Rasool, Samiullah, Hassan Sardar and Shahbaz Ahmad along with five foreign greats.

A star studded World XI with players from the leading hockey nations is coming to play two matches against Pakistan at Karachi and Lahore on January 19 and 21 respectively.