"Starting his coaching career in 1998, Harendra has a total coaching experience of 379 matches which includes the 2000 Sydney Olympics, 2005, 2006 and 2010 World Cups, 2006 and 2010 Asian Games, 2004 and 2009 Asia Cup and 2009 Champion's Challenge."
New Delhi, April 21 - Hockey India - Monday appointed Harendra Singh as the coach of the junior men's team keeping in mind the 2016 Junior World Cup to be held in India.

Harendra will join the training camp April 25.

The appointment of Harendra Singh is in line with our efforts to prepare the junior men's 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 at the end of this month and we are pleased to have him on board, HI secretary general Narinder Batra said.

We are sure that with Harendra coming in, the initiative towards ensuring a full and strong team for the World Cup will be achieved. Harendra had earlier coached national teams for several major events and we welcome him in his new role and wish him the best for the future.

Speaking on his appointment, Harendra said, My coaching experience and its course till date has given me this splendid opportunity to work with the junior team as a coach and to spruce up the squad's abilities and strength and help them in moulding 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.

Starting his coaching career in 1998, Harendra has a total coaching experience of 379 matches which includes the 2000 Sydney Olympics, 2005, 2006 and 2010 World Cups, 2006 and 2010 Asian Games, 2004 and 2009 Asia Cup and 2009 Champion's Challenge.

His achievements as a coach includes eight gold medals with senior and junior teams, five silvers and nine bronzes in various international tournaments.


comments powered by Disqus
Read more on:
 DELHI (97901 views)
 NEW DELHI (71831 views)
 SYDNEY (15831 views)
 ASIAN GAMES (7319 views)
 TRAI (6221 views)
 HOCKEY (5730 views)
 ASIA CUP (5201 views)
 SURI (4611 views)
 WORLD CUP (3741 views)
 GOLD MEDAL (3651 views)
 OLYMPICS (2191 views)
 SYDNEY OLYMPIC (1918 views)
 2016 (1841 views)
 THE WORLD CUP (1031 views)
 HOCKEY INDIA (411 views)
 

PERMALINK

http://www.nerve.in/news:2535002368568
You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story. We do not archive or expire our news stories.


STORY OPTIONS
  Email this story to a friend
  XML feed for India


 
COPYRIGHTS INFORMATION
All rights reserved for news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
Contact Nerve Staff for any feedback, corrections and omissions in news stories.
 

All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.