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Hockey India awards Tirkey Rs.1 Lakh

Posted on Nov 21, 04:21PM | IANS

Hockey India (HI) felicitated the Indian junior men's team here that won the silver medal at the second Sultan of Johar Cup in Malaysia earlier this week.

HI presented Sushant Tirkey, who was declared the best goalkeeper of the tournament, a cheque of Rs.1 Lakh.

HI also announced that it would present an iPad to each of the 18 members and the support staff of the team.

The senior men's team that leaves for Australia to participate in the International Super Series at Perth and the 34th Champions Trophy at Melbourne was also present at the function Tuesday.

"We are happy that the junior team came home after a good show in the Sultan of Johor Cup. It has come as good preparation for the team that will compete in the FIH Junior Men's World Cup in India in December 2013," HI secretary general Narinder Batra said.