Pakistan men, women junior handball team to leave for Dhaka

The national side will participate in IHF South and Central Asia Trophy from October 9 to 13

Muhammad Yousaf Anjum October 06, 2016

LAHORE: Pakistan men and women junior handball team will leave tomorrow from Faisalabad for Dhaka, Bangladesh to participate in the International Handball Federation (IHF) South and Central Asia Men and Women Trophy.

The event will take place between October 9 and 13, during which coaches and referees from Pakistan will also attend international courses in their respective fields.

Men’s team will play their first match against Maldives on October 9, whereas women’s team will also play their first match on the same day against India.

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Pakistan men’s junior team consists of the following players and officials:


Shahid Ali, Shah Nawaz, Ali Hassan, Muazammal Hussain, Muhammad Bilal Ajmal, Khuram Shahzad, Muhammad Junaid Akram, Rajab Ali, Shahid Mukhtar, Adeel Tahir, Muhammad Arslan Ashraf, Tahir Sabdal, Muhammad Rashid, and Zain Rafiq.


Abid Hussain (coach), Noor Zada (manager), Asif Ali (referee), and Muhammad Zubair (referee).

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Pakistan women’s junior team consists of the following players and officials:


Saiqa Riaz, Sidra Khalid, Zahra Nisar, Sehar Iqbal, Nazish Shahzadi, Raeesah Muhammad Ali, Urva Naz, Saira  Toqeer, Shumaila Ahmad, Noor Fatima, Mafia Parveen, Minahil Munawar, Fatima tul Zahra, and Shanza Ali.


Amna Tanwir (head of delegation), Muhammad Sohaib (coach), Javed Iqbal (coach).


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