PRESS CONFERENCE OF UNITED EMIRATES HOCKEY CLUB TOUR TO SINGAPORE


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Dubai: 13th August 2014   By: Zulfiqar Shah

As part of our annual calendar, a 21 member delegation from the United Emirates Hockey Club (UEHC) will be touring Singapore from 14th August to 27th August 2014. The team will play a few exhibition matches with Singapore National team and will participate in a one-day tournament organized by Balestier Lions Hockey Club. The touring team is looking forward to these exhibition matches, which will boost the members’ confidence and will help them in their preparation for the next season. In addition, the exhibition matches and one-day tournament during the 14 days visit will not only strengthen friendly relations between UAE and Singapore but also help to promote the game of hockey in UAE and Singapore. This tour is the result of sincere efforts and cooperation of Chairman Ch. Abdul Hameed, Cpt. Abdul Waheed, Vice Cpt. Safdar Cheema, Mr. P K Biju & Suketu C Khabaria (FTO Singapore) who helped with all the paper work.

Since it is impossible to organize such international sports event without the support of sponsors, we are pleased to partner with RAKBANK as the main sponsor of the tournament with NBAD and HUAWEI as co-sponsors while support sponsors include National Bank of Fujairah, CBI, Mashreq Bank, Al Khaliji Bank, Samba Bank, Splash, Ravi Group, Arowana, Group 4, Elite Security, Anis Star, Winner Sports, Express Advertising, Gulf Technical and Grosvenor House.

UEHC is very confident and is jeweled with their star forward Abdul Waheed (one of the best forward U.A.E. has had, for the last two years) supporting Waheed is Aqeel Ahmed, Ayaz Khan and Tahir Ali Shah, Suhail Janjua is the backbone of the team, Mid fielder he had received the Best Mid Fielder in 2012 UAE Hockey League, supporting Suhail would be Arshad Baig, Yasir & Sheraz Khan, while defense line is also highly skilled with International players like Prabhakaran Biju who has been unbeaten in the goalkeeping position for the last 2 years in UAE Hockey league, U.E.H.C. also has the services of experienced players Safdar Cheema, Raza Abidi and Farooq Hikmat. The team will try not only to win the series but to show their excellent sportsman spirit. The other team members taking part in the tournament are Mr. Abu Abid Sharief (Touring Team Manager), Mr. M K Halwachi (Asst. Team manager), Mr. Sohail Rafiq Butt (Team Coach), Ch. Abdul Waheed (Tour media coordinator). The team officials are feeling very confident and are looking forward to a great tour.

SINGAPORE TOUR TEAM PLAYERS LIST

  1. No
Players Name  
1 Abdul Waheed Captain
2 Muhammad Safdar Asim Vice Captain 
3 Sohail Rafiq Butt Coach 
4 Abu MuHammad Abid Sherieef Manager 
5 Mohamed Halwachi
  1. Manager
6 Waheed Abdul Hameed Media Coordinator
7 Ahmed Al Sayegh Centre Half
8 Sayed Muhammad Raza Center Forward
9 Prabhakaran Kanakambujam Biju Goal Keeper
10 Farooq Muhammad Hikmatullah Out Side Right
11 Ayaz Muhammad In Side Right
12 Aamir Sohail Center Half
13 Tahir Ali Shah Right Half
14 Aqeel Ahmed Out Side Left
15 Sohail Akram Janjua Left Half
16 Muhammad Sheraz Khan In Side Left
17 Akhter Mahmood Right Full Back
18 Yasir Shehzad Right Half
19 Ashfaq Ahmed In Side Right
20 Aqeel Ahmed Out side Left
21 Arshad Baig Center Half

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