Overview

Brigadier (R) Manzoor Hussain Atif (4 September 1928 – 8 December 2008) was a former secretary of Pakistan Hockey Federation and an Olympian in the game of field hockey.

Early life and career

Awards and recognition

Death and legacy

Atif died on 8 Dec 2008 in Islamabad, Pakistan at age 80. He was a passionate person as a field hockey player as well as a Pakistan Hockey Team manager. Pakistan won its second Olympic gold medal at Mexico City in 1968 and then at Los Angeles in 1984 when he was their team manager. He was a highly respected person in the field hockey world.Qasim Zia and Asif Bajwa of the Pakistan Hockey Federation paid rich tributes to Atif at a memorial ceremony event held at Lahore, after his death. Qasim Zia said, “He was not only a pure administrator but also a very polite and humble person.”