No Pakistan In Junior World Cup In India


New Delhi: Pakistan’s hockey team will not feature in next month’s Junior World Cup which will be played in Lucknow.

The International Hockey Federation, which is now headed by India’s Narinder Batra, has invited Malaysia as a replacement team.

Pakistan’s junior hockey team, which had initially confirmed participation, did not manage to get visas, nor did they confirm any logistical details, like accommodation, to the host country India.

After taking over as the boss of the International Hockey Federation, Narinder Batra had said while he had no issues with the Pakistan team participating in India, it was up to the two countries to take a final call on the matter.