LAHORE: The Pakistan Hockey Federation has announced an 18-member squad for the World Cup, set to be held in India later this year.
Mohammad Rizwan Senior will lead the side with Ammad Shakeel Butt as his deputy.
The green shirts have lifted the title four times, more than any other nation.
The global showpiece event will feature hosts India, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, Germany, Ireland, Malaysia, Netherlands, Spain, New Zealand and Pakistan, and will be held in Bhubaneswar from November 28 to December 16.
— Pakistan Hockey (PHF) (@PHFOfficial) November 14, 2018
Pakistan squad for World Cup 2018:
Imran Butt (goalkeeper), Mazhar Abbas (goalkeeper), M Irfan Senior , Aleem Bilal, Mubashar Ali, M Tauseeq Arshad, Tasawwar Abbas, Rashid Mahmood, Ajaz Ahmed, Ammad Shakeel Butt (vice-captain), M Irfan Jr, M Rizwan Senior (captain), Ali Shan, Faisal Qadir, Abubakr Mahmood, Umar Bhutta, M Atiq Arshad and Mohammad Zubair
Manager: Hassan Sardar
Head Coach: Tauqeer Dar
Coach: Rehan Butt and Danish Kaleem
Video Analyst: Nadeem Lodhi
Physiotherapist: Waqas Mehmood