Noted Olympian and also a participant of Pakistan’s winning group in the 1994 Hockey Globe Mug, Naveed Alam, died after a battle with cancer cells on Tuesday, his family said. He was 47.
Alam, that was lately identified with blood cancer cells, went through radiation treatment in Lahore yesterday, after which his problem weakened. He was right away relocated to a health center where he passed away.
4 days back, former assistant of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), retired Col Mudassar Asghar, had urged the federal government and also the PHF to help out Alam, who had actually been detected with blood cancer recently.
“Naveed belonged to Pakistan’s 1994 Globe Mug winning team; he was a competitor and great full-back. At this phase, Naveed needs monetary and moral help from the federal government and the PHF as well as from other hockey stakeholders as any person can face these type of hardship in life,” former Olympian Mudassar had actually stated.
The Pakistan Cricket Board additionally shared sorrow on Alam’s death.
Alam had also worked as Pakistan’s hockey team supervisor at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008. Pakistan had completed eighth at the 2008 Olympics after which he stayed caught up in a lawful battle over the PHF elections in which Qasim Zia as well as Asif Bajwa were elected as head of state and also assistant, respectively.
The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) had additionally designated Alam as director development and also domestic in 2016.