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Pakistan Men's Volleyball team to begin their quest for glory in the 13th South Asian Games today

Pakistan Men's Volleyball squad will begin its journey at 13th South Asian Games against Maldives today in Kathmandu, Nepal.


The 2019 South Asian Games, officially called the XIII South Asian Games, is a major multi-sport event which was originally slated to be held from 9 to 18 March 2019 in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Nepal. However, the dates had been postponed and the event will now be held from 1–10 December. The Volleyball event has already begun where both men and women Pakistani squads have been grouped in Pool B.

Pakistan Men's Volleyball squad is all set to take on Maldives today in their opening match at 12:15 PM (Pakistan Standard Time) while the Pakistan Women's Volleyball team will be competing against Sri Lanka in their second group B match today as well.  

The Pakistan VS Sri Lanka match will commence at 06:15 PM (Pakistan Standard Time). The Women's team had their first match contested against Maldives yesterday where the opponents won by Walk Over. 

Pakistan Men's Volleyball squad comprises of top 16 players who are accompanied by two officials. Aimal Khan is leading the Pakistani volleyball team at the regional extravaganza.  

Men's Squad: Abdullah, Mubashir Raza, Mohammad Idrees, Mohammad Kashif Naved, Murad, Abdul Zaheer, Fahad Raza, Nasir Ali, Usman Faryad Ali, Farooq Haider, Hamid Yazman, Mohammad Usman.

Officials: Kim Kyoung-Hoon (Head Coach), Mazhar Hussain (Assistant Coach), Sardar Mohammad Khan (Manager).

Pakistan have so far won two Gold medals in the history of the South Asian Games in Volleyball, having done so in 1989 in Islamabad and 1993 in Dhaka. The Green-shirts have won six silvers and two bronze. In the last SAG held in India in 2016 Pakistan bagged the Bronze medal.

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