Former coach of the Indian hockey team, Roelant Oltmans, will train the Pakistan team for two and a half years now. He has been appointed as the Chief Coach of Pakistan Men Hockey Team.
Roelant Oltmans was associated with the Indian Hockey team for four years. He was the first High Performance Director of the team and then was the head coach of the team from 2015 to September 2017, from where he was suddenly removed.
Oltmans tweeted the news of his appointment saying, that I confirm the agreement of two and a half years as a coach with PHF.
The President of the Pakistan Hockey Federation said that, “Yes, Altman has been appointed as the new coach of the national team. Under their supervision, the team will play in Commonwealth Games, Champions Trophy, Asian Games and World Cup.
He further said that we have talked with him in detail. He had come there during the team’s Oman tour last month. Everything has been fixed. Oltmans became the coach of the Pakistan team for the second time. Earlier, he was the coach of the team until the 2003 Athens Olympics.
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