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      38th IndianOil Surjit Hockey from Oct. 23 - Ghanshyam Thori

    • 38th IndianOil Surjit Hockey from Oct. 23 - Ghanshyam Thori Box: Tournament will be dedicated to the 400th Centenary of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji. Jalandhar February 5: Surjit Hockey Society has decided to hold the 38th edition of the Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament from October 23. According to Ghanshyam Thori, Deputy Commissioner, Jalandhar who is also the President of Surjit Hockey Society that in the meeting of the Executive Board of Surjit Hockey Society, it has decided that due to improvement in the condition of Covid-19 and availability of vaccine of Corona, the 38th IndianOil Surjit hockey tournament will be held from October 23 to 31 here at the local Surjit Hockey Stadium. Top ranking 16 teams of the country, including the champion Punjab and Sind Bank and the runner-up IndianOil, Mumbai will participate in this 9-day hockey bonanza. Thori further said that this year's 38th edition of Surjit Hockey Tournament will be dedicated to the 400th Centenary of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji and during the tournament, complete hockey sports kits would be distributed to 400 bidding players of Jalandhar district. It is recalled that in the last tournament on the 550th birth anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji, complete hockey sports kits were distributed to 550 emerging players. Thory further said that in view of the success of Surjit Hockey Coaching Camp conducted by a Surjit Hockey Society Jalandhar for the last 4 months and the excellent performance of the society for 37 years, giving the direct affiliation by Hockey India (HI) to the Surjit Hockey Academy is a great achiements of Surjit Hockey Society. He said that the players of Surjit Hockey Academy are being coached by experienced coaches like Olympian Rajinder Singh, Dronacharya Awardee, also being given complete hockey equipment and good diet. Thory appealed to parents to send their kids to Surjit Hockey Academy to learn hockey as much as possible. The training here at Surjit hockey academy is absolutely free.