Pak Taekwondo squad reaches Dubai to feature in 10th Al- Fujairah Open Taekwondo (G-2) Championship


The Pakistan Taekwondo team, consisting of talented young athletes, arrived in Dubai to participate in the coveted 10th Al Fujairah Open Taekwondo (G-2) Championship to be played at Sheikh Zayed Sports City.
The Pakistan Taekwondo Federation has selected the following players as part of national squad for this international level event: South Asian Games gold medalist Haroon Khan, Shahzeb, Hamza Saeed, Mazhar Abbas, Sinan Ashfaq, Arbaaz Khan have been included in the national squad, while among the women players, the 4th Combaxx Asian Taekwondo Championship Gold medalist Naqsh Hamdani and Fatima Al-Zahra are part of the squad.
Ashfaq Ahmed is the Manager of the national squad while Master Yusuf Karami is the Head Coach, Shahzad Muhammad Asif as Coach and Faisal Butt is accompanying the squad as trainer of the team.
Haroon Khan, who is a part of the national team, is upbeat, saying that the players are fully prepared for the coveted Al Fujairah Open Taekwondo Championship. “Participation in the international event will improve our game further and increase our experience during the championship” he said, adding, there will also be an opportunity of collaborating with world players to discuss with our contemporary players and professional coaches from other countries, which will be beneficial for us in the future.
Hamza Saeed said that they are not complacent and will not take any fight as easier. They are only focused to play with fighting spirit, only carrying the spirit of victory for the country and God willing, they will give good results to the nation.
Female taekwondo player Naqsh Hamdani said that their urge is to win medals for Pakistan in the championship.
The president of Pakistan Taekwondo Federation, Col (retd) Waseem Janjua and CEO Omar Saeed, have provided all possible facilities for the preparations of the events, she added.
The Head Coach Yusuf Karami of Iran said that our players are fully fit both physically and mentally for the Fujairah Open and they will try hard to reach the victory stand by showing their hundred percent capability and performance.