Rehan Butt, Salman Akbar leave for Holland on Monday

LAHORE: Olympians Rehan Butt and Salman Akbar will leave on Monday for Holland to play Dutch Hockey League.

Rehan Butt told Geo News here on Friday that they would leave on February 9 for Holland where they would join their club and then go to Spanish city Barcelona for training.

The training is scheduled for two weeks whereas the Dutch League will begin from March 1.

He said that the League would be played up to May 5 while during these days Pakistan hockey team would be busy in preparations of the Asia Cup Hockey Tournament.

Butt said that he would talk with his club management in Holland in this regard and ask them to exempt them from play off matches so that they can represent their national team.