Islamabad 21st February, 2012: Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) has acquired the services of Mr. Sajjad Kazemi, Iranian Judo Coach for a period of one year in consultation with the Pakistan Judo Federation. PSB will pay a sum of US$ 1500 per month and economy class return air ticket. The foreign coach will train the Pakistan Judo teams for participation in 12th South Asian Games scheduled to be held in India as well as conduct the local coaches clinics. It is added that dates of the games yet to be decided by the host.
The coach is likely to arrive in Pakistan during the 1st week of March, 2012. The national judo training camp would be established with 14-Male & 14-Female players on arrival of the foreign coach. The venue of the camp will be decided shortly.
Pakistan won 3-Gold, 3-Silver and 1-Bronze medals in the 11th South Asian Games held at Dhaka, Bangladesh from January 29 to February 9, 2010.
Muhammad Azam Dar
Director (PR & MM)
Pakistan Sports Board