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Harendra Singh appointed as coach of junior Indian team

Posted on Apr 22 2014 | IBNS

New Delhi, Apr 21 : Hockey India on Monday said it has appointed Harendra Singh as the coach of the Junior Men Hockey Team.

Harendra Singh will join the training camp of the junior men hockey team on Apr 25 for preparations of the Junior Men World Cup 2016.

Narinder Batra, Secretary General, Hockey India told the official website of the hockey body, "The appointment of Harendra Singh is in line with our efforts to prepare Junior Hockey Men team for the 2016 World Cup to be hosted in India. His experience as a coach and player will add huge value to the camp which is scheduled to start end of this month and we are pleased to have him on board. We are sure that with Harendra Singh coming in to support the initiative towards ensuring a full and strong team for the World Cup will be achieved. Harendra Singh had earlier coached national teams for several major events and we welcome him in his new role as that of the Junior Men Hockey Team's coach and wish him all the best for the future and for the upcoming Junior Men World Cup".

Speaking on the appointment Harendra Singh, Coach, Junior Men Hockey Team, told the Hockey India website: "My coaching experience and its course till date has given me this splendid opportunity to work with the Junior Men Hockey Team as a coach and to spruce up the squad's abilities and strength and help them in molding them on a world class platform. I am elated by the opportunity and will contribute towards my team with the techniques and skills known best to my knowledge and help the players implement both hard work as well as smart work on the field."

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