HE Ali Javed joined Captain Talib Khamis Al Wahaibi, Chairman Oman Hockey Association (OHA), Dato Tayyab Ikram, Chief Executive Asian Hockey Federation and Dr. Khamis Al Rahbi, Secretary General OHA at the unveiling ceremony of the convened Asian Champions Trophy organised by OHA in Muscat last night.
Expressing his delight for hosting the international competition of highest stature in the world of hockey, and praising the response from hockey fans in Oman, Chairman OHA appreciated support from the Pakistani community adding that the stage was set for a thrilling international competition among 6 top Asian hockey nations.
The Ambassador thanked IHF and OHA for making excellent arrangements for hosting the Event in the brotherly Sultanate and praised up-gradation of seating capacity of the host venue at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex.
Held annually since 2001, Qatar was first GCC nation to host Champions Trophy in 2012. Oman, where Hockey is the oldest sport, will host and play in the event featuring arch rivals and most successful outfits of Champions Trophy with two victories each ie, Pakistan and India and nations excelling at hokey like Japan, Korea and Malaysia.
The Embassy is gifting unprecedentedly gifting 200 tickets, 50 tickets for each match the 'Green Machine" Pakistan shall play, on first-come first-served basis to Pakistani community. These tickets can be claimed at (+968 )7119- 3072.
Pakistan Embassy - Muscat.
October 17, 2018.