Pakistan head mentor Khwaja Junaid confronted a blast of inquiries from the media at a question and answer session at the National Hockey Stadium, for the most part identified with the national group’s execution at the current Hockey World League semi-last round in London which additionally filled in as the qualifying round for the 2018 World Cup.
“Capability for the World Cup was the objective alloted to me by the league. This has been accomplished as Pakistan has for all intents and purposes qualified,” he said. Discussing Pakistan’s overwhelming annihilations in a significant number amusements, he stated: “I concur that it was extremely disillusioning. In the meantime, it must be recalled that around nine players were playing in a worldwide competition interestingly.
“We as a whole realize that Pakistan had neglected to fit the bill for the World Cup (2014) and in addition the Olympics (2016) so it is a rebound. “Pakistan are presently back in the standard of world hockey,” he guaranteed. At the point when specified that some previous stalwarts are requesting his abdication, Junaid answered, “It is up to the PHF. In the event that they don’t need my administrations any longer, I will venture down.”
About the coming assignments of the national group, he refered to the Asia Cup in October as the most imperative. “For appropriate readiness, the camp ought to be called soon and a visit to European nations ought to likewise be masterminded. Since we have met all requirements for the World Cup, the significant hockey countries will be occupied with facilitating Pakistan,” he said.
At the point when gotten some information about some senior players who were not considered for the HWL semi-last, he stated: “All will be brought in the camp. In the event that they demonstrate frame and wellness then they will be in the keep running for the choice.”