Hockey India to award players Rs 2 lakh for triumph in 5s Asia Cup

Hockey India has announced a cash award of Rs 2 lakh for each player of the men’s Hockey 5s Asia Cup Championship after they outclassed Pakistan via penalty shoot-out to win the summit clash.

Meanwhile, a cash reward of Rs 1.00 lakh each has also been announced for the support staff for the team’s triumph in Oman.

Congratulating the team on qualifying for the FIH Men’s Hockey5s World Cup Oman 2024 and winning the Gold medal, HI President Padma Shri Dr Dilip Tirkey said: “I wish to congratulate the team on a remarkable performance in Oman and for winning the tournament after a fierce competition.”

“It was a brilliant all-round display from everyone involved and our months of hard work and preparations have paid off. I offer my best wishes to the team for the FIH Men’s Hockey5s World Cup Oman 2024, and hope they will continue to shine,” Tirkey added.

Hockey India Secretary General Bhola Nath Singh said: “I congratulate all the players and support staff for an incredible feat in the tournament. With the big win, the team has made the nation proud once again with their performance. We are confident our players will raise the Indian flag once again at the FIH Men’s Hockey5s World Cup Oman 2024 and our best wishes are with them for the tournament.”

News Desk

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