Mir Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani, Federal Minister for Sports and Syed Amir Hamza Gilani, Director General, Pakistan Sports Board have congratulated Pakistan Hockey Team on their splendid victory in semi final of 16th Asian Games 2010. Pakistan Hockey Team has performed excellently against Korea and all the players deserve appreciation. The performance of Mr. Salman Akbar, Goal Keeper was unprecedented as in penalty shoot out he defended the goal post with all his courage, determination and skill.
They were hopeful that our team will show the same sprit in the final in bringing laurel to the country. We pray Almighty Allah to give courage and wisdom to our team to repeat the same performance and live up to the expectations of the nation.
Muhammad Azam Dar
Pakistan Sports Board