Australia‘s Jamie Dwyer named Hero Best Player at the event in Raipur, India
Australia won the men’s Hero Hockey World League 2015 champions thanks to 2-1 win against Belgium in the tournament final in Raipur, India. But it was party time for the hosts, India, who clinched Bronze medal by defeating mighty Dutch team in high voltage match in shoot-out after being held for 5-5 draw in regulation time in front full capacity Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Hockey Stadium.
The crowd witnessed Rupinder Pal Singh score twice in the contest but it was the shoot-out heroics of goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh that gave Asian champions India victory in what was one of the games of the tournament and one of most important medal won by the Asian Giants in recent decades.
Australia’s Jamie Dwyer was named Hero Best Player of the tournament, while Arthur van Doren of Belgium was given the NMDC Best Junior Player award. Netherlands shot-stopper Jaap Stockmann was named SECL Best Goalkeeper while Gonzalo Peillat of Argentina finished as Hero Top Scorer with eight goals. The NTPC Fans Choice Award went to Indian goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh.
Venue: Raipur International Hockey Stadium, Raipur (Chhattisgarh) India
Dates: 27th November – 6th December 2015
Final Standings: 1. Australia, 2. Belgium, 3. India, 4. Netherlands, 5. Argentina, 6. Great Britain, 7. Germany, 8. Canada
Hero Hockey World League Final 2015 Raipur Individual Awards: Hero Best Player: Jamie Dwyer (AUS) SECL Best Goalkeeper: Jaap Stockmann (NED) NMDC Best Junior: Arthur van Doren (BEL) Hero Top Scorer: 8 – Gonzalo Peillat (ARG) NTPC Fans Choice: P. R. Sreejesh (IND)
Pool A: Canada, Great Britain, Australia, Belgium
Pool B: Argentina, India, Germany, Netherlands
Television Broadcast and Live Streaming Details of Hero Hockey World League Final 2015 Raipur: Star Sports (India); Canal Siete (Argentina); NOS (Netherlands); Astro (Malaysia); OSN (North Africa and United Arab Emirates); Supersport (South Africa); PTV (Pakistan) and Willow TV (USA).
Live Stream: starsports.com
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The Preparatory Camp of the India Men Hockey team will start from 5th September at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi. The camp will continue till 29 September 2015 for 25 days, where 26 players are called in.
Roelant Oltmans, High Performance Director and Chief Coach, interacting with India Men Hockey team during a practice session
The camp is the groundwork for the upcoming Men’s Hockey World League Final to be held in Raipur (Chhattisgarh), India from 27 November to 06 December 2015. The players will be gauged on their skills and will be undergoing meticulous training sessions to prepare themselves for the most awaited tournament of the year. Continue reading →