Zeeshan seeks apology over Hockey WC debacle
KARACHI: The captain Pakistan hockey team Zeeshan Ashraf has sought from nation apology over the worst show in Hockey World Cup, Geo news reported.
His apology came after the disastrous performance of Pakistan hockey team in World Cup being underway in New Delhi, as Pakistan lost to South Africa by 4-3 in a league match of the event.
With the latest defeat at the hands of South Africa, Pakistan have also fallen well off the race of semis in the mega event.
South Africa, being dubbed as weak opponent, made the history trouncing Pakistan for the first time ever meanwhile; Pakistan spectators have termed national team’s defeat as ‘shameful’.
The poor World Cup show has prompted several former hockey players to demand postmortem in hockey management and team.
Talking to Geo news, captain Zeeshan Ashraf, apologizing nation over disqualification from semifinals of the event, have also pledged to bring to nation good news soon.
Australia defeated Spain while India lost to England in the other matches in the day.