10 March 2017

Reception Lunch of National Hockey Team


Pakistan National Hockey Team Along with officials, visited The UOL on March 10, 2017. Team was welcomed by worthy chairman of BOGs Prof. Awais Raoof, Dean FAHS Prof. Dr. Syed Amir Gillani, director academics Dr. Ashfaq Ahmed, HOD Sports Sciences and Physical Education Dr. Jamshaid Ahmed and other HODs of Faculty of Allied Health Sciences.

Dr. Jamshaid Ahmed gave introductory note on history of Pakistan hockey. Head Coach of national team, Khawaja Muhammad Junaid, Dean Fahs, and Director Academics also shed light on past achievements of Hockey as national game.

Chairman BOGs Mr. Awais Raoof said The University of Lahore is committed for rejuvenation of hockey in Pakistan. The construction of multipurpose sports complex and Astroturf hockey ground are under process, he added. He said a program for talent hunt and athlete training will be started soon, in which gifted athletes would be offered free education, alongside coaching and training, diet.

At this event head coach of national team thanked University of Lahore for its interest in revival of national game. He was also of the view that such collaboration between professional organizations and academia will surely help in bringing back the glorious days of Pakistan hockey.

  • Reception Lunch of National Hockey Team
  • Reception Lunch of National Hockey Team
  • Reception Lunch of National Hockey Team
  • Reception Lunch of National Hockey Team
  • Reception Lunch of National Hockey Team