PHF mourns the loss of former hockey player Shahida Raza
Shahida Raza, better known by her stage name Chintu, was a former international women’s player. The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has offered its condolences on her passing.
According to a press release issued by the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PhF) on Tuesday, “President of Pakistan Hockey Federation Brigadier R. Khalid Sajjad Khokhar, Secretary General Haider Hussain, Chairperson Women’s Hockey Wing Syeda Shehla Raza, GM Women’s Wing Tanzeela Amir Cheema has expressed condolences to the family of former international women’s player Shahida Raza (Chintu), who died due to an accident and prayed for her forgiveness,” the PFF said in a press release on Tuesday.
She was one of the 60 people killed in a tragedy involving an immigration boat in Italy a few days ago, which merits mention here.
The boat accident is said to have resulted in the deaths of four Pakistanis.
She competed for Pakistan in football and hockey.