Press Release

Hockey Debacle

Islamabad: July 27, 2015: The second meeting of the inquiry committee scheduled to be held on Tuesday, 28th July, 2015 has been postponed due to unavailability of one of the members. The same will now be held on Thursday, 30th July, 2015 at 1100 hours at Committee Room, Pakistan Sports Board, Islamabad. The meeting will be presided over by Mr. Muhammad Ejaz Chaudhry, Secretary, Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination. Hopefully, the Committee will complete its proceedings during this session.

The Government had constituted a Committee to look into  the causes of pathetic performance of Pakistan Hockey Team in the Qualifying Round at Belgium 2015.  Pakistan Hockey Team failed to qualify for participation in the next Olympic Games.

Muhammad Azam Dar
Director National Sports Federation,
Pakistan Sports Board