Pakistan hockey player sustains head injury during practice

September 30, 2022

Sources say player was taken to a hospital in a car as there was no ambulance available at national camp

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Pakistan hockey playerZahidullah sustained a head injury during practice on Friday after which he was taken to a hospital in a private car.

According to national team coach Ayaz Mehmood, the player got two stitches on his head and was taken toJinnah Hospital.

Zahid was hit on the head with a hockey stick during the game.

A source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said that the player was taken to a hospital in a car as there was no ambulance available at the national camp.

"There isno ambulance available in camps usually. This is why we took him tothe hospital in a car," said the coach.

The coach further said that injuries are a part of the game, adding that the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is working to provide better facilities for players.

The National team is currently undergoing a training camp ahead of Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament which is scheduled in November in Malaysia.


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