A. I. S. Dara - Legends of Hockey
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Col. Ali Iqtidar Shah Dara was the first to lead Pakistan in a CI Olympics, in 1948 at London. And rightly so for he was already an Olympian, one of only four who had the honor to play both for undivided India and Pakistan.

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Aziz ur Rehman - A golden name in hockey
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HOCKEY WAS the second team game in which Pakistan made its debut after independence. The Pakistan hockey team was led by the late All Iqteda Shah Dara in the first postwar Olympic hockey tournament held in London in 1948.

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Munir Dar - Legends of Hockey
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Munir Dar, the stylish defender. Munir Dar was a great player, one of those rare commodities who are spectacular in defence.

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Abdul Hamid Hamidi - Legends of Hockey
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The youngest to make a debut for Pakistan in the 48-Games at London, ended up representing Pakistan in four Olympiads, earning medal in two of them.

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Mutiullah - Legends of Hockey
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Mutiullah was the forerunner of two great wingers of the same family, his nephews the incomparable Samiullah and Kalimullah .

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Chaudhry Ghulam Rasool - Legends of Hockey
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Chaudhry Ghulam Rasool was an integral part of the team which under Abdul Hamid Hamidi achieves great successes at the asides and the Olympics.

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Akhtar Rasool - Legends of Hockey
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Many star players of the world would give their right arm for World Cup gold, which is a dream for all. Well, Akhtar has three in his trophy cabinet.

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Naseer Bunda - Legends of Hockey
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Posterity would always remember Naseer Bunda for scoring the golden goal which for the first time brought Pakistan Olympian glory at Rome.

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Islahuddin - As good as gold
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Islah was born in Meeruth on the 10th of January, 1948. The family, led by his father, Alauddin Siddlqui, and compris¬ing his uncles and aunts, migrated to Pakistan in 1949.

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Kalimullah - Legends of Hockey
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Kalimullah was one of those who came and straightaway went on to conquer.

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Manzoorul Hasan - Legends of Hockey
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Manzoorul Hassan was a big a name in Pakistan’s defense as was Hassan sardar up front .At right back Manzoor, although ever the gentleman, was the most difficult to beat in deep defense.

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Munawaruz Zaman - Legends of Hockey
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Diminutive in size, Munawar perhaps was technically the greatest of left-backs that Pakistan has ever produced.

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Samiullah - Permanent Place in the sun
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His lithe figure, hurtling down the left side in complete control of the ball, was a sight that delighted the hearts of old-timers in the stands. Here was a player who, in his wizardry, they said, showed glimpses of Dara and Dhyan Chand in their heyday.

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Hasan Sardar - We believe in enduring success
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Though  our junior hockey team won two titles last month, and we expect the same kind of performance from our senior side, our main target is to formulate a strong outfit for future.

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Shahnaz Sheikh - Legends of Hockey
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There cannot be two opinions about the fact that Shahnaz was one of the most crafty of hockey players that Pakistan has so far produced. 

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Salim Sherwani - Legends of Hockey
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One of the outstanding goalkeepers of his era, Salim Sherwani in the twilight of his career captained Pakistan to a wonderful triumph in the 79's Essanda World Tournament at Perth.

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Rashid Junior - Legends of Hockey
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A crack center-forward of his era (1967-76), Rashid Junior was responsible for many a Pakistan triumph, none more cherished than the '68 Mexico Olympics.

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Rashidul Hasan - Legends of Hockey
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Rashidul Hasan was one of the most pleasant of the Pakistani players of his era. A team man to the core, he had the singular distinction of never letting the side down.

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Hanif Khan - Legends of Hockey
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As a player Hanif Khan was of the kind who would never say die.

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Manzoor Junior - Legends of Hockey
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A streetwise artist, Manzoor Junior happens to be the last of the great inside right Pakistan has fielded.

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Shahbaz Ahmed Sr - Legends of Hockey
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A hockey player in the classic mould, he was undoubtedly one of the best, if not the best forward of his era.

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Mansoor Ahmed - Legends of Hockey
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Mansoor was the mainstay of the team under the bar for nearly a dozen years.

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Shahid Ali Khan - Legends of Hockey
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Shahid Ali Khan was a highly daring, acrobatic goalkeeper. Another feature in his early years was that he was completely without nerves.

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Khawaja Junaid - Legends of Hockey
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Named player of the tournament in the 94 version of the Champions Trophy, Khawaja Junaid served Pakistan Hockey rather well for nearly a decade at left-half.

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Islahuddin - Legends of Hockey
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Islahuddin was one of those outstanding right-wingers who could demolish a defense with sheer speed. To cap it he was a good scorer too.

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Hassan Sardar - Legends of Hockey
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In his prime, he was compared with the inimitable Dhyan Chand. And indeed there can be no higher praise, for Dyan Chand was to hockey what Don Bradman was to cricket .

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Samiullah - Legends of Hockey
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Samiullah was referred by the sobriquet "Flying Horse", so breathtaking was the power,
rhythm, grace and control of this celebrated left-winger.

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