Pakistan Team in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Everything You Need To Know

The 2022 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup will be the 29th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup۔ The event will take place between November 1 and 10 in Ipoh, Malaysia. Since 1998, the tournament has been an annual event on the Hockey calendar.

However, it has been cancelled for the past two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The organizers are confident, however, that the tournament will proceed according to plan this time.

Pakistan is set to participate in the tournament for the first time after a 3 years hiatus. As well as Pakistan, Malaysia, Japan, South Africa, South Korea, and Egypt will participate in the 10-day tournament.

Pakistan Team in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Since 1983

So far, the Pakistan team has participated in the tournament 20 times.

YearHost cityPosition
1983Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2nd
1985Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia3rd
1987Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2nd
1991Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2nd
1994Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2nd
1995Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaDNP
1996Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaDNP
1998Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1st
1999Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaDNP
2000Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1st
2001Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia4th
2003Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1st
2004Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2nd
2005Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia3rd
2006Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia5th
2007Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia6th
2008Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia4th
2009Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia4th
2010Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia5th
2011Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2nd
2012Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia7th
2013Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia6th
2014Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2nd
2015Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaDNP
2016Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia5th
2017Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaDNP
2018Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaDNP
2019Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaDNP

Also Read PHSL 2022: Hockey in Pakistan “all set for a new start”

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup – Pakistan Squad

For the Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup in Malaysia, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) announced a 17-member squad, including six stand-by players، following trials during the national team’s training camp at the Abdul Sattar Edhi Hockey Stadium.

Due to nine seniors’ refusal to attend the camp to play in professional leagues, the team consists primarily of younger players.

Squad: Umer Bhutta (captain), Abdullah Ishtiaq, Akmal Hussain (goalkeepers), Muhammad Abdullah, Sufyan, Arbaz Ahmed, Aqeel, Ihtesham, Murtaza Yaqoob, Rana Abdul Waheed, Rooman Khan, Hanan Shahid, Junaid Manzoor, Arshad Liaquat, Afraz, Shahzeb Khan, Osama Bashir, and Muhammad Imran.

Standbys: Waqar, Abdullah Shaikh, Abuzar, Muhammad Amad, Abdul Wahab and Saad Shafique.

Read More: 

Leave a comment