Neil Hawgood will be New Head Caoch of Indian Senior Women’s Hockey team

Former Australian hockey Olympian Neil Hawgood has been appointed Head Coach of the Indian Senior Women’s team. The 50-year-old aims to make the team a consistent performer at the international level and help it qualify for the 2014 Women’s World Cup and be a threat on the international stage, not just a number at tournaments.

Neil Hawgood

Neil Hawgood

“I want to create an environment where athletes and coaches can see that they want to be a part of what is happening with this programme as we strive to be the best team in Asia, which means we will be getting closer to being a threat on the world stage,” said Hawgood, who scored five goals in seven matches in the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul and has rich coaching experience.

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