NOMINATION FOR FIH PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2000

Sohail Abbas

Major Achievements
Started in 1990, from Hebib Public School
Captain named for all school board of secondary education
1992 DJ Bindh Govt. Captain
Captain Board of Intermediate Education (Coach Waheed Sir)
Direct represent Senior Side have not selected for Pakistan Junior Side

Match Stats Matches Scores
8th Test series INDO -PAK 8 3
9TH World Cup (Utrecht, Holland) 4 4
20th Champions Trophy (Lahore Pakistan) 6 4
13th Asian Games (Bangkok - Kuala Lumpur) 6 9 Top Scorer
9th INDO-PAK Series 4 10 Top Scorer
9th Azlan Shah (player of the tournament) 6 13 Top Scorer
21 Champions Trophy 6 4
4 Nations Holland (promising player) 4 9
Switzerland Test Series 2 4 Top scorer
4 Nation Switzerland 3 7 Top scorer
21st Olympic Qualifier (Osaka Japan) 7 13 Top scorer
2nd Test Series South Africa 3 3
2nd Test Series New Zealand 4 2
Asia Cup (Kuala Lumpur) 6 16 (Top scorer)
Sydney Olympics 2000-11-13 7 9 2nd Top scorer

Summary

Played 76 matches scored 106 goals
World Record: Scored 62 goals in a calendar year and broke Paul Leghin's record of 58.

National Record - Broke Hans Babar's record of scoring highest goals in single tournament by any Pakistani
Hatricks - Has scored ten hatricks so far.
Debut - Against India - he scored his first goal from his first penalty corner

Personal

Date of birth: 9th June 1975
Place of birth: Karachi, Pakistan,
Favourite hockey players: Shabaz Ahmed Sur, Wasseem Ahmed, Bouvelander, Malagoura and Stephan Veen

Favourite Colour: Black
Favourite Food: Anything cooked by his mother
Favourite music: Urdu: junoon, Sajjad Ali, Nurat Fateh Ali Khan
English: Savage Garden, Boyzone, Back Street Boys, Bon Jovi, Kenny G

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