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Ex-Goalie Ahmed’s Treatment: Afridi To Bear All Expenses

Web-Desk (March 19, 2018): Former Pakistani star all-rounder Shahid Afridi has announced to pay for the medical treatment of former hockey goalkeeper and saviour of Hockey World Cup 1994, Mansoor Ahmed.

Afridi says that, “Shahid Afridi Foundation will bear all expenses of Mansoor’s treatment and won’t let him down.”

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The man who saved the last penalty in the final of the 1994 Hockey World Cup against Netherland to secure win for the country, has been suffering from a heart ailment for the last month and has been advised by doctors to travel abroad for treatment.

The goalie who was admitted in the ICU for 18 days had part of his medical bill paid by the customs (Rs500,000) and the remaining amount (Rs1 million) by the Pakistan Hockey Federation.

Earlier during an interview, Ahmed had appealed to the prime minister to pay for his treatment.

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