Indian Junior Men Hockey Team Felicitated

New Delhi, 17 October 2013:The Indian Junior Men Hockey Team was felicitated at Hotel The Lalit in New Delhi for winning the 3rd Sultan of Johor Cup in Johor Bahru, Malaysia last month.

Indian Junior Men Hockey Team with the dignitaries after felicitation

Indian Junior Men Hockey Team with the dignitaries after felicitation

In the felicitation ceremony, Chief Guest Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge) Mr. Jitendra Singh awarded cheques of Rupees One Lakh to each player of the Junior Men Hockey team and their National Coach Gregg Clark. Also a cheque of Rupees Fifty Thousand was awarded to each member of the team’s support staff. Continue reading →

Sultan of Johor Cup 2013: Schedule and Results

Sultan of Johor Cup 2013 (Under-21)

Sultan of Johor Cup 2013Dates: 22nd-29th September 2013
Venue: Taman Daya Hockey Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Participating teams (Final Standinds): 1.India, 2. Malaysia, 3. Argentina, 4. Pakistan, 5. Korea, 6. England.

ESPN will bring the live telecast of the Sultan of Johor Cup 2013 to India and Pakistan.

Points’ Table after League Stage:

# Team P W D L GF-GA GD Pts
1 India 5 4 1 0 18 – 7 11 13
2 Malaysia 5 4 1 0 19 – 9 10 13
3 Pakistan 5 3 0 2 15 – 11 4 9
4 Argentina 5 1 1 3 10 – 13 -3 4
5 England 5 1 0 4 8 – 17 -9 3
6 Korea 5 0 1 4 7 – 20 -13 1

Detailed Schedule and Results Sultan of Johor Cup 2013: Continue reading →

Manpreet to Lead Junior India at Sultan of Johor Cup 2013

3 September 2013: Indian junior men’s hockey was announced today for the 3rd Sultan of Johor Cup to be played at Johor Bahru, Malaysia from 22-29 September 2013.

Manpreet Singh, Captain of Junior Indian Men Hockey team for Sultan of Johor Cup

Manpreet Singh, Captain of Junior Indian Men Hockey team for Sultan of Johor Cup

The six nation tournament will feature Argentina, England, India, Korea, Malaysia and Pakistan. India finished as runners-up in the last edition of the tournament played in 2012.

The new look squad will be captained Midfielder Manpreet Singh while forward Affan Yousuf will be the Vice-Captain for the 3rd edition of Sultan of Johor Cup, which is an annual under-21 men’s invitational tournament. Continue reading →