Faizan Afzal

Faizan Afzal

Blogger, writer, and freelance journalist, he has done his Masters degree in governance and public policy from NUML. Currently working in Capital TV as a copy editor. He tweets as @LeFaizanAfzal (twitter.com/LeFaizanAfzal)

Our disregard for Pakistan’s national sport

After their historic win against Australia in the recent Test series, chairperson of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Shahryar Khan, announced a special cash bonus for the Pakistani national team. The team will get a total sum of Rs14.75 million for their glorious performance. Good to know. But while our cricket team seems to be aiming for the stars, our hockey team is being treated like its ugly step sister – it’s part of the national sports family, but no one really cares about it. Recently, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) cancelled the national team’s tour to South Korea due to lack of funds and visa ...

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