Pakistan Hockey’s Dutch Coach Siegfried Aikman to Obtain Wage After 8 Months
The top coach of the nationwide hockey workforce is ready to obtain his wage after an extended delay as Pakistan Hockey Federation acknowledges his service to the workforce even with out being paid.
Siegfried Aikman will lastly obtain his unpaid wage, in keeping with the PHF Secretary, Haider Hussain. Aikman has been working with out pay for over eight months.
Hussain acknowledged the delay in funds and said that it was on account of an settlement with the Pakistan Sports activities Board (PSB) to pay Aikman’s wage. The cheque for Aikman’s wage is prepared and will likely be issued as quickly as it’s signed by the Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC), Ehsan-ur-Rehman Mazari.
Aikman was appointed because the Pakistan coach till 2026 in December 2021. He has beforehand coached the Japanese workforce, which gained the Asian Video games title in 2018.
Regardless of Pakistan’s good historical past, together with a number of Olympic gold medals and World Cup titles, the state of the game within the nation has been in shambles for a number of many years. Pakistan has not certified for the final two Olympic Video games and the 2023 World Cup, and likewise missed the 2014 World Cup for the primary time of their historical past.
Hussain additionally spoke about Pakistan’s failure to qualify for the continuing FIH World Cup in India. Pakistan didn’t qualify for the tremendous 4 of the final 12 months’s Asia Cup, which resulted of their lack of ability to qualify for the World Cup.
It’s a aid for the PHF that Aikman’s unpaid wage difficulty has been resolved, however the state of hockey in Pakistan stays a priority.