Poland agrees to visit Pakistan for hockey series next year

Visitors will play three-Test series in the last week of April next year


Mohammad Yousuf Anjum December 22, 2018
PHOTO: AFP

LAHORE: Poland have agreed to visit Pakistan in the last week of April next year to play three-Test series.

According to the schedule, the matches will be played in Lahore, Karachi and Rawalpindi.

Poland, who are ranked 21st in the FIH rankings, will be the first senior team to visit Pakistan in the last 15 years.

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According to Pakistan Hockey Federation sources, Poland’s visit will help attract other teams to play in the country.

Recently, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Nepal and Afghanistan are playing the FIH-backed Hockey Series Open in Lahore.

Earlier, Pakistan also hosted a World XI side.

Federation officials believe Pakistan’s environment has become conducive for conducting sporting activities.

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