On Monday, Zakir Hussain, Pakistan hockey’s legend and Olympian passed away at an age of 85, legend’s funeral prayer will be held today, August 19th at his home town Gulshen Anwar Masjid, Jinnah Colony, Wah Cantt.
He was in Pakistan’s hockey squad during Melbourne Olympics 1956and win silver medal and also an integral part of Pakistan gold medal-winning squad during Mexico Olympics 1968. The goalkeeper also grabbed gold for Pakistan in 1958 Tokyo Asian Games and in 1962 Jakarta Asian Games.
President Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Brig (Retd) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar and Secretary PHF Muhammad Asif Bajwa have expressed their condolence to the family of the departed soul.
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18 September, 2019