Who is the best field hockey player in Pakistan?
Field hockey being the national sport of the country, Pakistan national team has been ranked as the #1 team in the world from 2000 till 2001 by FIH, and former captain Sohail Abbas holds the world record for the most international goals scored by a player in the history of international field hockey, with a tally of 348 goals.
Who is the governing body for field hockey in Pakistan?
The Pakistan national field hockey team ( Urdu: پاکستان قومى ہاكى ٹیم ) is administered by the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), the governing body for hockey in Pakistan. They have been a member of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) since 1948 and founding member of the Asian Hockey Federation (ASHF) which formed in 1958.
When did Pakistan first win a World Cup in field hockey?
They have been a member of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) since 1948 and founding member of the Asian Hockey Federation (ASHF) which formed in 1958. Pakistan is the most successful national field hockey team in the Hockey World Cup with four championships: 1971, 1978, 1982 and 1994.
How many times has Pakistan played in the Asian Games?
Waseem Ahmad holds the record for Pakistan appearances, having played 410 times between 1996 and 2012. Pakistan is known for having fierce rivalry with India, having a record of playing each other in South Asian Games and Asian Games finals.
When is the next Australia field hockey match?
The following 18 players represented Australia during the test match against New Zealand on 1 June 2021. Caps and goals are current as of 1 June 2021 after the match against New Zealand. The remainder of the 2021 national squad is as follows:
When did the Australian field hockey team win a medal?
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Australia men’s national field hockey team (nicknamed the Kookaburras) is one of the nation’s most successful top-level sporting teams. They are the only Australian team in any sport to receive medals at the last six Summer Olympic Games (1992–2012).
When did Pakistan win the gold medal in soccer?
Pakistan made the final for the fourth straight Olympics, and won the gold medal, as they had in 1960, this time by defeating Australia, 2–1 with goals from Muhammad Asad Malik and Abdul Rashid. Rashid was the top scorer for Pakistan with seven goals; Tanvir Dar finished with six goals.