Hockey India names Harendra Singh as boss mentor of men’s group

Hockey India names Harendra Singh as boss mentor of men’s group; Sjoerd Marijne to assume control over ladies’ side

Hockey India has delegated Harendra Singh as mentor of India’s men’s group, while Sjoerd Marijne will assume control as boss mentor of ladies’ side.

Hockey India names Harendra Singh as boss mentor of men's group; Sjoerd Marijne to assume control over ladies' side
File image of Harendra Singh. Image Courtesy: Hockey India

A week ago, the board reappointed goalkeeper PR Sreejesh as the skipper of the national group till the finish of the year, removing the armband from midfielder Manpreet Singh.

The choice to change mentors goes ahead the background of men’s hockey group having a frustrating keep running at the as of late finished up Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. India completed without a decoration in the wake of losing to England in the bronze award playoff coordinate.

The news comes days after David John – India’s superior executive – said that Marijne will keep his activity. “Subtle elements of the CWG survey meeting will be made open on Tuesday, however I can state that Sjoerd Marijne keeps his activity as the central mentor,” John said while conversing with Zee Media on Saturday.

Marijne was initially selected as the central mentor of national ladies’ group, yet he was advised to assume control over the men’s group after the sacking of Roelant Oltmans, who joined the Pakistan national group. Harendra, who drove the lesser men’s hockey group to the World Cup title in 2016, assumed responsibility of the ladies’ hockey group after Marijne’s flight.

“Harendra Singh carries with himself an abundance of experience and has beforehand dealt with a great deal of the men’s cooperative people amid his spells in the Hockey India League (HIL) and with the lesser groups. While Marijne’s first spell with the ladies’ group was an extremely fruitful one and we are certain he will keep on doing great with this group as he has done previously,” said Mohd Mushtaque Ahmed, secretary general of Hockey India.

Both Marine and Harendra communicated their fulfillment over the new parts appointed to them.

“I’m eager to rejoin with the ladies’ group and will hope to concentrate expanding on the great shape showed by the group in most recent a half year as we anticipate the Women’s Hockey World Cup 2018,” said Marijne.

Harendra stated: “It is a respect for me to now deal with the Indian men’s hockey group. It has been an exceptionally fulfilling venture with the ladies’ hockey group and I might want to express gratitude toward Hockey India for entrusting me with the new part as we set ourselves up for an essential season ahead.”

(This Story Originating From FIRSTPOST)

Sanjay Bhagat

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Sanjay Bhagat is a news author in various news category and has worked on local newspapers.

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