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Hockey Olympian Manzoor Junior passes away

Hockey Olympian Manzoor Junior passes away
August 29, 2022 Web Desk

LAHORE (APP) - Olympian Manzoor Hussain, known as Manzoor Jr, passed away here at a private hospital after cardiac arrest on Monday. He was 64.

Manzoor Junior, former captain Pakistan Hockey team, was part of the team which won bronze and gold in the 1976 and 1984 Olympics respectively.

The forward who made a name for himself through exceptional stick work was part of the hockey teams which won glory for the country in the 1978 and 1982 hockey World Cups.

Meanwhile, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed deep grief on the sad demise of hockey legend and a personal friend Olympian Manzoor Hussain, Junior. “May Allah bless his soul and give strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss, Ameen.” he prayed.