Pakistan Falls Short Against Holland in FIH Hockey World Cup:

News by Sana Ullah

In the FIH Hockey World Cup, Holland defeated Pakistan by five goals to three.

According to details, in the ongoing FIH Hockey World Cup held in the city of Muscat, Oman, Pakistan suffered their second loss against Holland. Holland secured victory over Pakistan by scoring five goals to Pakistan’s three. Pakistan took the lead with a field goal by Ghazanfar Ali in the 5th minute of the game, but Alexander Schop equalized for Holland in the 10th minute. At the start of the second quarter, Pakistan’s captain Rana Abdul Waheed Ashraf scored a goal to once again put Pakistan in the lead, which was equalized by Wouter Dur Dijk in the 20th minute. Alexander Schop scored three goals for Holland, while Wouter Dur Dijk and Mändrap Lok scored one goal each. Ghazanfar Ali, Rana Abdul Waheed Ashraf, and Mohammad Abdullah scored goals for Pakistan. Olympian Shafqat Abbas serves as the head coach of the Pakistan team, while Olympician Dilawar Hussain holds the position of manager.

Sixteen teams are participating in the FIH Hockey World Cup, divided into four pools. Pakistan, Nigeria, Holland, and Poland are present in Pool A. Pakistan will play their third pool match against Poland on January 29th, according to Pakistani time, at 11:30 AM.

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