Pakistan hockey hits new low, slips to 14th place in FIH Rankings
Pakistan hockey group is put at the fourteenth position in the most recent FIH rankings; it’s most exceedingly bad consistently positioning.
As indicated by the latest rankings discharged by FIH on Wednesday, Pakistan slipped one place from its past most exceedingly terrible thirteenth to a new low of fourteenth in the graph with 895 focuses.
The green shirts completed at the seventh place out of 10 groups in the as of late closed FIH World Hockey League and neglected to secure direct capability to World Cup 2018.
Pakistan prior missed the 2016 Olympics and Champions trophy; it additionally missed the 2014 World Cup because of the poor show.
The most recent positioning is driven by Argentina, trailed by Australia and Germany at the second and third position, individually.
The previous chief Samiullah Khan has communicated his disillusioned at the present condition of the game.
“Pakistan Hockey Federation didn’t do what’s necessary to make a pool of players, and now we have extremely constrained players in our hockey circuit,” said Samiullah.
“Sadly, a few Olympians staying with PHF are not right with the diversion, and they’re there working for their survival.”
Pakistan has won 20 Gold awards in significant hockey competitions including four World Cups, three Olympics, three Champions Trophy and eight Asian Games.
“We presented games, for example, the World Cup, Champions Trophy and Asia Cup and it is exceptionally pitiful to see that we are currently battling even to fit the bill for these competitions,” said Samiullah.