Bajwa’s return to PHF raises several questions

Bajwa’s return to PHF raises several questions
Bajwa’s return to PHF raises several questions

As yet anticipating the gesture from the General Council, previous Olympian Asif Bajwa, who has succeeded Shahbaz Ahmed Sr as Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary at the command of PHF boss resigned Brig Khalid Sajjad Khokhar, has begun considerations with previous stalwarts of the game to get their sentiments for safeguarding the game.

In the initial step, he met solid commentator and 1984 Los Angeles Olympic gold decoration winning group chief Manzoor Hussain Jr and another ex-Olympian Khawaja Junaid in Lahore a day or two ago. In the following stage he has landed in Karachi on Thursday night to convey forward his central goal. Bajwa approached previous Olympian Hanif Khan at his living arrangement on Friday to look for his help at the national and nearby dimension. Secretary KHA Syed Haider Hussain was additionally present in the gathering. It a move that appears went for picking up support.

The hockey club, which has been raising its voice on Pakistan group’s droop, asserted defilement of assets by the PHF chain of importance and their ouster have not processed the usual methodology embraced in arrangement of Bajwa in a similar limit with regards to the second time and giving a sheltered section to his ancestor.

Pundits have been pointing fingers at Bajwa for his supposed contribution in human sneaking amid his first residency (2008-2013) other than pending cases. It isn’t the change they have been requesting since long. “It’s astonishing that the PHF boss couldn’t discover somebody with the exception of Bajwa,” they said.The most recent concern is that the FIH has excluded Pakistan among the groups for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifiers. It comes after both Khokhar and Bajwa were in a bad way and barbecued amid the National Assembly Standing Committee meeting for Inter-common Coordination (IPC) on May 17 at Islamabad.

Parliamentarian Iqbal Mohammad Ali Khan has requested of the legislature to force an adhoc on the PHF and select a non-dubious individual as its head with the errand to set the house all together.

“By what method can Bajwa call him secretary PHF when he has not yet get the assent of the General Council,” he addressed. He named it unlawful act and requested that the criminological review report of the PHF records ought to be made open. He called upon the executive, who is additionally benefactor of the PHF, to approach and mediate in the bigger national intrigue.


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