Facts About Hockey in Pakistan

Hockey is the national sport of Pakistan. Pakistan is very good international Hockey team. Pakistan is a member of the International Hockey Federation, Pakistan participates in all major tournament of international hockey. Pakistan has been one of the most successful teams in international competitions, having won a world record four Hockey World Cup titles. Hockey is popular in Pakistan. The team is considered a strong team. Traditionally Pakistani Hockey has been filled with players of great talent. Pakistan produced some great hockey players.

Pakistani Hockey Teams Information

World Cup Performance Detail

Olympics Hockey Details

Captains of Pakistan Hockey Team

Information About Pakistan Provinces

Hockey was originally brought to Pakistan under British rule. After independence Pakistan played their first international in London when they defeated Belgium 2-1 in 14th Olympic Games hockey tournament on 2 August 1948. The 1971 Menís Hockey World Cup was the inaugural tournament of the Hockey World Cup menís field hockey tournament. It was held from 15Ė24 October 1971. Pakistan defeated the host team with a 1Ė0 victory to lift the trophy.