Arshad to feature in Int’l Imam Raza Cup

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani athlete Arshad Nadeem would depart to Iran on Friday to feature in the first International Imam Raza Cup scheduled to be played from April 11 to 12 in Mashhad.

According to the Secretary General of Athletics Federation of Pakistan Mohammad Zafar, the two-day event would be played on April 11 and 12 in Mashhad, Iran.

“Athletes from Asian countries are participating in the extravaganza and Arshad Nadeem will take part in the Julian Throw event of the tournament and will be accompanied by his coach Fayyaz Bukhari, ” he said.

He said from Iran Arshad would leave for Turkey on April 13 to train for three weeks in preparation for the Olympic Games under the Kazakhstani coach.