Mansoor Ahmed

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Mansoor Ahmed
Personal information
Nationality Pakistan
Born 07-01-1968
Karachi
Sport
Sport field hockey

Mansoor Ahmed is a former Pakistani field hockey player.

Mansoor Ahmed played (1986 - 2000) as a Goalkeeper and Captain Pakistan hockey team.He played 338 International matches.He played three Olympics and won Bronze in the 1992 Olympic. Mansoor Ahmed played three consecutive World Cups and won 1994 World Cup Hockey Championship (world Cup). Also hold Silver medal in 1990 world Cup Hockey Championship.He played ten Champions Trophies and Gold medal in 1994.Played three Asian Games and won gold in 1990 Beijing (China). In his career, he earned 12 gold,12 silver and 8 bronzes medal in international hockey tournaments.[citation needed]

He was declared All Asian Stars Hockey Team member in 1996 and also declared World Eleven Hockey team member in 1994.His glories made him rise above the sky by becoming World's best goalkeeper and declared by F.I.H in 1994. Mansoor stood 4 times best goalkeeper of the tournament in his lifetime career.He was the flag carrier of the Pakistani Contingent in 1996 Atlanta (U.S.A) Olympics.[citation needed]

In his outstanding performance in the field of hockey Govt of Pakistan awarded President Award 1988.He also Awarded, Pride of Performance,(Highest civil award) in 1994.[citation needed]

Mansoor is now involved in hockey as a coach.He was the National hockey coach of Pakistan junior hockey team in 2000. He was appointed as specialist goal keeper coach of Bangladesh national hockey team in 2014. He also appointed director of Pakistan hockey federation hockey Academies in 2010.He is holding the degree of High Performance Coaching Diploma.[citation needed] Besides a player, Mansoor Ahmad is a social activist and work as ambassador with different organizations like "Right to Play" and "Athlete Ambassador". He is also announced as ambassador for No smoking campaign by Government of Pakistan. He has the honor to be announced as speaker for Doha Football world cup 2022 Qatar. He was also invited as a guest for special Olympics Los Angeles 2015.[citation needed]

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