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PTCL Hockey Cup 2018

World-XI hockey team will visit Pakistan to play two match series from 18th to 21st January against Pakistan. 

Brighto Paints Presents PTCL Hockey cup 2018 Pakistan vs World XI. World-XI team will be having the players from Australia, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Argentina and Spain. Former Pakistani captain Sohail Abbas will be the part of World-XI team. The tour of World-XI is the initiative to bring international hockey back in Pakistan.

World-XI hockey team will play the first match against the Pakistan at Abdul Sattar’s Edhi Hockey Stadium Karachi on 19 January 2018, 6:30 PM and second match is scheduled to play at National Hockey Stadium Lahore on 21 January 2018, 12:00 PM. 

Hockey World XI Players:

Players Career Highlights Details
Rob Reckers 

 209 international caps
Olympic Silver, European Championships Gold, Three Champions Trophy Golds
Roderick Weusthof

penalty corner experts of his time. 79 International goals
Olympic Silver, European Championships Gold, Champions Trophy Gold
Matthijs Brouwer 

211 matches & 68 goals Olympic Silver, World Cup Bronze, European Championships Silver, Three Champions Trophy Golds
Philip Meulenbroek 

Plays for Kampong Hockey Club, who won the Dutch national title after 32 years. Also won European Hockey League title with the club.
Hiddi Turkstra

Not even 20. International debut at the age of only 15 in 2013. Played at the 2016 Olympics.

Santi FreixaFormer captain of Spain. Olympics Silver, European Championships Gold, Champions Trophy Gold at Lahore. 
Roc Oliva Also known as ‘Metra’ Silver medal at Olympics & European Championships
David AlegreSilver at Olympics. Gold European Championships. Champions Trophy gold. 

Grant SchubertGold medals from Olympics, World Cup, Commonwealth Games. Three Champions Trophy Gold Medals. 

Benni WessDefender/Midfielder. Double Olympic gold medallist, World Cup Silver, European Championships Gold. 

Justus ScharowskyMid fielder. World Cup Gold, Olympic Bronze, Champions Trophy Gold

New Zealand
Phillip Burrows3 Olympics , NZ’s most capped player (343) & top field goal scorer (150) and CW Games Silver & Bronze
Kyle PontifexGoalkeeper, Played in three Olympics

Aguistin Bugalloplayed 24 internationals. Silver Medal from Hockey World League final in 2017. Gold Medal 2017 Pan American Cup.

Nahuel SalisMidfielder & Drag Flicker: Silver Medal from Hockey World League final in 2017. Plays professional club hockey in Belgium.

Diego PazMidfielder. Silver Medal from Hockey World League final in 2017.

After the first match, Pakistan’s first ever “Hall of Fame” will also be the part of five day event which will be organized by PHF to honor former local and foreigner greats of the game.

Hall of Fame 
Paul Litjens (Netherlands)Islahuddin
Floris Jan Bovelander (Netherlands)Shahnaz Sheikh
Christain Blunck (Germany)Samiullah
Juan Escarre (Spain)Akhtar Rasool
Don Prior (Australia)Hasan Sardar
Rob Lathouwers (Netherlands)Shahbaz Ahmad

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