Islahuddin

Islah Uddin

Islahuddin Siddique is a field hockey player from Pakistan. He was born on January 10, 1948 in Meerut, India.A right winger from Pakistan, he led Pakistan to Hockey World Cup glory in 1978. Not only did Pakistan win the World Cup in 1978 under his leadership but it completed a grand slam by winning the Champions Trophy and an Asian Games Gold medal as well. Islahuddin Siddiqui played between 1967 and 1978, he was capped 130 times and scored 117 goals. He won Silver in the 1972 Olympics and Bronze in the 1976 Olympics.[1] Islahuddin won the 1971 World Cup. When he was Captain, Isahuddin was runner-up in the 1975 and 1978 World Cups.Islah Uddin2

 After his retirement from the sport he has been associated with hockey as a coach and manager of the National team along with commentator and member of the FIH rules board. FIH awarded greatest award in hockey services, the diploma of merit, in recognition of his international hockey services. He was also the captain of the Pakistan hockey team in 45 test matches (43 matches were won and 2 matches ended in a draw). Islahuddin Siddique was capped 130 times and scored 137 goals He was a gold medalist in the 1970 Asian games (Bangkok) Islahuddin Siddique won a gold medal in the first world cup in Barcelona (1971)

Career

  • Islahuddin Siddique was capped 130 times and scored 137 goals
  • He was a gold medalist in the 1970 Asian games<(Bangkok)
  • Islahuddin Siddique won a gold medal in the first world cup in Barcelona(1971). President of Pakistan (Zia ul haq) gave him pride of performance and sitara e imtiaz in the services of hockey (sitara e imtiaz in 2007). He was also the manager and chief coach of Asian 11 in 1990 and Asian 11 won 5 continents tournament.
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