Once again a good news for Hockey Lovers 🙂
50 Teams would be participating at Senior National Hockey Tournament.
The love of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan towards Hockey has given another chance for the hockey lovers to watch this tournament in July in Bhopal.
Chennai Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Harayana and Chandigarh had put their bid to organise the tournament at the General meeting at Indian Hockey Federation. But
Sports and Cultural Youth Bhopal has won the bid to organise the tournament.
After the announcement by Sanjay Chowdary, Sports Director, there was a atmosphere of joy in the citizens of Bhopal. After successfully organising All India Obaidullah Cup and Women’s Hockey tournament at Aishbagh stadium with Astro Turf, now Senior National Hockey Tournament would be organised in which 50 teams throughout the country would be participating.
Olympian Sameer Dad Jallauddin Rizvi, Enam Ur Rehman welcomed the decision and said that it will encourage Hockey in the state. After 1975, this tournament is again going to be organised in the Capital.