Chief consultant SBP Shahid Faqeer Virk visited hockey goalkeeping training camp at Gojra Hockey Stadium in Gojra on the directives of Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh on Wednesday.
He witnessed the camp proceedings and admired the training process of young goalkeepers under the supervision of Olympian Imran Shah, Waqas Butt and camp incharge Khawer Javed. Chief consultant SBP Shahid Faqeer Virk was also introduced with the participants of goalkeeping training camp. Later, the participants of goalkeeping training camp also had group photographs with him.
Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh, in a statement on Wednesday said that Sports Board Punjab is making constant efforts for the revival of hockey in the province. “The hockey goalkeeping training camp in Gojra is also part of our endeavour for the bright future of hockey which happens to be Pakistan’s national game,” he added.
Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh further said that recently Sports Board Punjab organized Lahore Division Hockey (Women) Tournament and Under-17 Boys Hockey Tournaments at National Hockey Stadium. “We are also going to hold Inter-Division Hockey Championship later this month with the collaboration of Pakistan Hockey Federation,” he informed.