Pakistan Arrive Early in Jakarta for Asian Games

Former world champions Pakistan almost withdrew from the Asian Games after their players threatened to walkout for not being paid their allowances.

They only confirmed their participation in the tournament after Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) president Sajjad Khokhar assured the team that all dues will be cleared.

The three-time Olympic champions are already in Jakarta to prepare for the Asian Games. They will open their Group B campaign against Thailand on Aug 20.

Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Bangladesh and Oman make up the pool. Read More via NewStraitsTimes.

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