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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.
|1983||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||2nd|
|1985||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||3rd|
|1987||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||2nd|
|1991||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||2nd|
|1994||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||2nd|
|1995||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||DNP|
|1996||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||DNP|
|1998||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||1st|
|1999||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||DNP|
|2000||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||1st|
|2001||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||4th|
|2003||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||1st|
|2004||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||2nd|
|2005||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||3rd|
|2006||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||5th|
|2007||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||6th|
|2008||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||4th|
|2009||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||4th|
|2010||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||5th|
|2011||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||2nd|
|2012||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||7th|
|2013||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||6th|
|2014||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||2nd|
|2015||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||DNP|
|2016||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||5th|
|2017||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||DNP|
|2018||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||DNP|
|2019||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||DNP|
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.