New Delhi, 7 April 2013: Hockey India today announced the appointment of Gregg Clark as the Coach of the Junior Men National Hockey Team.
File Photo: Gregg Clark-Junior Men National Hockey Team Coach
Hockey India Secretary General Dr Narinder Batra said that the appointment of Gregg Clark is an important step ahead of the Junior World Cup to be played in India at the end of this year. “Being the hosts of the Junior World Cup I think this is the best opportunity for India to achieve a top 3 finish in the most prestigious Junior Men Hockey Tournament. We are confident that under the guidance of Gregg Clark and Baljeet Saini the Indian team will be well prepared for this mega event” he said. Continue reading
NEW DELHI, November 21: Hockey India felicitated the Indian Junior Men team that won Silver medal at the 2nd Sultan of Johar Cup at Malaysia earlier this week. The felicitation was held at Hotel The Lalit at New Delhi on Tuesday.
Hockey India presented Sushant Tirkey, who was declared best goalkeeper of the tournament at 2nd Sultan of Johar Cup, a cheque of Rs one lakh. Continue reading
NEW DELHI, November 19: Hockey India Selection Committee has decided to prune down the list of Junior Women Core Group probables to 33 players during the two-day selection trials which concluded at the Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium and Mayur Park Stadium at Bhopal on 10 November.
Hockey India Selectors B.P Govinda, Savitry Purty and Surender Kaur alongwith Government Observer Harbinder Singh, Chief Coach Neil Hawgood and Coach Narinder Saini tested the fitness and performance of all players during the trials before pruning down the list of core probables to 33 in preparations for the FIH Junior Women World Cup 2013. Continue reading
Five times World Champions Germany defeated India 3-2 in the final of 2nd Sultan of Johor Cup, Under-21 Invitational Hockey Tournament at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium, Malaysia today to stop India’s unbeaten run and win the title. Australia blew off 2-0 lead but defeated Pakistan 3-2 on golden goal to finish at third place, while defending champions and hosts Malaysia were handed over wooden spoon by New Zealand who won the play off 2-1 on golden goal.
The Final Standings and Special Prizes of Sultan of Johor Cup 2012:
Champions: Germany; Runner-up: India; Third: Australia
Fourth: Pakistan; Fifth: New Zealand; Sixth: Malaysia
Fairplay: New Zealand
Top scorer: Russell Kane (5 goals)
Man of the match: Niklas Wellen (Germany)
Most promising player: Tom Grambusch (Germany)
Best goalkeeper: Tirkey Sushant (India) Continue reading
After sluggish start of the campaign, the 5 times world champions Germany defeated Pakistan 3-0 in their last league to set-up summit clash against the favorites India at the 2nd edition Sultan of Johor Cup, world’s first Under-21 invitational hockey tournament and a brain child of the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim ibni Almahrum Sultan Iskandar.
India is the only undefeated team in this edition of the tournament, having won against Australia (2-0), Germany (3-1) and New Zealand (3-1). While India were held for goal less draw by Pakistan and 3-3 draw by the hosts and champions of first edition Malaysia. India finished at the top of the table with 11 points after completion of league stage. Continue reading
New Delhi, November 17, 2012: India played 3-3 draw against the hosts Malaysia in their last league match of the 2nd Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium, Malaysia today.
India took lead in the 19th minute through a brilliant effort from Akashdeep Singh who slipped the ball past Mohd Hafizuddin Othman. Gagandeep Singh converted penalty corner in the 25th minute putting 2-0 on board for India. However Malaysia reduced the margin in the 28th minute scoring field goal through Mohd Noor Faeez Ibrahim. Continue reading