Press Releases2010Mar 11, 2010
Zee News initiative to rejuvenate Hockey in India
Zee News in partnership with the Federal Republic of Germany recently hosted a Champion's Meet to encourage our National game Hockey and felicitate current« Back
World Champion, the German Hockey Team at the German Embassy in New Delhi. This initiative is a way to give due recognition to the players, applaud their efforts and bring the game into limelight.
The occasion there was a confluence of the current and former World Champions and ace Indian Hockey players. Extending their support and greetings to the German Hockey team some of the former Indian Hockey players like Dhanraj Pillai, Ajit Pal Singh, Ashok Kumar, Ashok Diwan, Aslam Sher Khan, M K Kaushik, Zafar Iqbal, Jagdish Singh, Pargat Singh, R.S. Dhola, Harvinder Singh and Raghubir Lal were also present on the occasion.
Indian Hockey has not only produce legends, it has rather produced champions. These master controllers of the ball have agility to score goals with lightening speed and have held the world spell bound with their skills.
The Honourable Ambassador of Germany was present to grace the evening as the Chief Guest, Zee News helped to further highlight the effort and hard work of the Indian and German Hockey players and thank them for bringing the laurels to their country.
Living up to its image of being a responsible and credible channel, Zee News is promoting the sport and spreading knowledge and importance about the game to all. The Nation is supporting Hockey and so is Zee News.