LAHORE: The National Gold Cup Hockey Tournament will be commenced from December 22 in Lahore and departmental teams besides all the four provinces will take part in the tournament.

Spokesman of the Pakistan Hockey Federation told that the National Gold Cup Hockey Tournament consists of senior teams will be played till December 30 at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore.

Earlier, the gold cup hockey tournament of junior teams was played in Karachi.

All provincial and departmental teams have been sent the invitation for participating in the tournament.

Khalid Rasool has been appointed the tournament director.