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Foreign Club have signed first Pakistan female hockey player: Rushna Khan

Faryal Nadeem Apr 10, 2017
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We cannot depict the current situation of Pakistan Hockey because it is in a dismal situation. However, female players are striving hard to make the nation proud by proving that they can play well at international level. Rushna Khan who is the goalkeeper of Pakistan women hockey team is 21 years old girl who has become the first player from Pakistan to sign the foreign club.

Sydney Based St George Randwick Hockey Club has signed Rushna for the six-month season, which will start on April 15. She mentioned that she have been signed by the St. George Randwick club and will be representing various tournaments held during the season. Rushna has completed her mass communication from Kinnaird College Lahore. She made her international debut for Pakistan in 2015 against India and was representing Pakistan in six international matches.

She has termed her contract with the Australian club because she seeks great learning opportunity. She also wants to transfer her experience to the other fellow players after returning from Australia. Rushna hopes to complete her debut successfully by the foreign club.

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She told media that “This opportunity will surely excel her in the game and will help to achieve her goals. I will pass the knowledge to the all teammates and fellow members in Pakistan. Players need the motivation to seek opportunities, which enhance their experience and educate them along with exposure to international standards. ”

Rushna was awarded the Pakistan Youth Icon Award in 2015, and she is hopeful to avail more opportunities in Pakistan. Rushna believes that Female athletes of Pakistan are equally talented to the other sportspersons of the country.

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