14 May 2014: Hockey India felicitated the Kuala Lumpur World Cup champions who represented India and brought home the only World Cup in the year 1975 on the occasion of the Indian Men Hockey Team announcement for the upcoming Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014.
India had defeated Pakistan in Final at Kuala Lumpur by 2-1 from 0-1 down to clinch India’s only World Cup title (Full match video of 1975 World Cup Final is available here). The felicitation cum team announcement event witnessed the presence of all the 13 Living legends alongwith the wives of Late Surjit Singh and Late Shivaji Parwar, brother of Late Mohinder Singh converge at the Hotel Holiday Inn, New Delhi. Hockey India felicitated each one of them with a one-time payment of Rs. 1,75,000. These legends then wished the entire team for the FIH World Cup and were even seen advising the players for the forthcoming tournament. Continue reading →