Ajaz Ahmed
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The first-ever Pakistan Hockey Super League is ready to take place next year with six participating teams, according to media reports.

Karachi Karare, Lahori Ustad, Peshawar Dilawar, Multan Sufiyan and Quetta Defenders are five names revealed till now while the sixth team will be that of Islamabad which is yet to be named.

The league will host local and foreign players including stars from Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Belgium, France and Argentina. The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) aims to attract at least three to four foreign players for each participating side through effective marketing.

The league will also have an age limit, where players aged 25 years and above will not be allowed to participate in the event in order to promote and groom young talent, according to reports.

The final schedule of the hockey league will be announced after the Executive Board meeting.