KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Asif Bajwa’s presence with the nationwide five-a-side hockey crew has come below the limelight following the nation’s ouster from subsequent yr’s Hockey World Cup, penciled in from January 13 to 29 in India.
In a viral image on social media, Bajwa might be seen with the nationwide crew who will take part in a global five-a-side hockey occasion, scheduled in Lausanne, Switzerland from June four.
Bajwa’s look with the nationwide crew has raised questions as critics suppose officers’ pleasure journeys won’t ever finish regardless of Pakistan being edged out of the Hockey World Cup 2023 attributable to poor efficiency through the years.
Senior sports activities reporter Sohail Imran shared an image of Bajwa receiving a defend and sarcastically questioned his tour.
Pakistani sports activities anchor Abdul Ghaffar additionally took a dig at Bajwa’s tour to Switzerland.
One other senior journalist-cum-anchor Asif Khan questioned Bajwa’s journey.
It’s pertinent to say right here that Pakistan’s supervisor in Asia Cup, Khawaja Junaid reportedly made a blunder by fielding 12 gamers towards FIH guidelines in Japan match.
The blunder price Pakistan not solely a objective towards Japan however an ouster from Asia Cup and subsequent yr’s mega World Cup.
Afterward, PHF’s President Brigadier (retd) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar shaped an inquiry committee to analyze the matter. However, consultants of the sport imagine that the committee comprising standard names will do nothing.