Hoshiarpur boy felicitated at hockey coaching camp

Hoshiarpur boy felicitated at hockey coaching camp

Sukhchain Singh, a Hoshiarpur boy, who was declared the best player at the ongoing Surjit Hockey Camp in Jalandhar on Friday.

Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, November 27

On the 65th day of free, ongoing Surjit Hockey Coaching Camp here at local Surjit Hockey Stadium Jalandhar, Sukhchain Singh (10) of Hoshairpur has been adjudged as the best player.

Iqbal Singh Sandhu, secretary, Surjit Hockey Society, said that the selection committee adjudged Sukhchain on the basis of his performance so far. The boy has been attending the camp coming daily from Hoshiarpur at 6:30 am and going back after a two-hour training.

The selection committee that chose the boy for the title include chief coach Olympian Rajinder Singh, coaches Davinder Singh, Yadvinder Singh Johnny and director (coaching camp) of society Surinder Singh Bhapa. According to the committee members, Sukhchain is a promising hockey player who has a champion mentality which is essential to reach the highest levels. He is currently a student of Class IV of Mount Carmel School, Hoshiarpur.

On this occasion renowned Alfa hockey brand equipment maker Jatin Mahajan honoured Sukhchain Singh (Hoshiarpur) with best player certificate along with hockey. After seeing the participation of more than 100 players under the age of 14 in this hockey camp which has been going on for 65 consecutive day, he announced that every player participating in Surjit Hockey Camp would be eligible for 50 per cent discount on purchase of any Alpha brand hockey product.

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