Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, November 9
Hockey Punjab president Nitin Kohli met players participating in the coaching camp organised by the Surjit Hockey Society today. On the 50th day of the coaching camp, president of Hockey, Punjab, Nitin Kohli, inspected the coaching camp, which started from October 8. While addressing the participants of the coaching camp, he described it as a great initiative and said it would definitely benefit Punjab and Indian hockey in future.
Nitin Kohli appreciated the efforts made by Surjit Hockey Society President-cum-DC Jalandhar Ghanshayam Thori and his entire team, especially secretary of society Iqbal Singh Sandhu PCS (Retd) and Chief Public Relations Officer Surinder Singh Bhapa to promote hockey in Jalandhar.
Kohli announced to provide Tracer shoes to around 100 participating players and assured the Surjit Hockey Society of all possible help by Hockey Punjab. He also appealed to parents to send their children to learn hockey in the camp for their better future. Today, Hoshiarpur-based player Sukhchain Singh was honoured with a hockey stick by Nitin Kohli.
Iqbal Singh Sandhu, Secretary, Surjit Hockey Society said the camp started on October 5 by the Surjit Hockey Society with five players and today more than 100 players are attending this camp. These players are being coached by Olympians Rajinder Singh, Davinder Singh, Avtar Singh Pinka and Yadvinder Singh Johny coaches. In addition to fruits, soaked almonds are being given as a daily diet to all participating players. According to Sandhu, no fee is being charged to attend this camp and the training is also free.