The national hockey team has called off their protest after Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) President Khalid Sajjad Khokar assured the national hockey team that they will be given their daily allowance.
National hockey team captain Rizwan Senior said this while talking to the media in Karachi On Tuesday. He said they had taken the drastic step of protesting over the non-issuance of their due daily allowance, however, they no longer will be doing that since the PHF president has given his assurance. He further added that they were not under any pressure to hold the press conference.
The players had announced on Monday that they will not participate in the upcoming Asian Games over the non-payment of their daily allowance.
"Players have not yet received the daily allowance for the training camp held for Champions Trophy," Rizwan Senior had said. "We won't participate in the Asian Games if we aren't given our due daily allowance."
The national side's training camp was scheduled in Holland for the Champions Trophy.