South African Skipper Austin Smith features in Hockey India League Players Auction

NEW DELHI, October 19: Austin Smith, who led the South African in the Olympic Games hockey competition earlier this year, is among the top stars from his country to sign up for next month’s Hockey India League Players’ Auction in the run up to the Hockey India League that will be held from January 5, 2013.

Austin Smith

Austin Smith

“We are pleased that the creative midfielder Smith, who has led the national team in 56 matches and was nominated to be a part of the FIH World All-Star team in 2009, is among those from South Africa who are eager to showcase their talents in the Hockey India League,” said Hockey India Secretary-General and Hockey India League Chairman Dr. Narinder Batra. Continue reading →