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HI Announces Cash Prize Money for Junior Asia Cup Triumph

Hockey India announced a cash prize of Rs one lakh each for the players and the head coach of the Junior Men\'s Asia Cup-winning team.

Published: 23rd November 2015 01:03 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd November 2015 01:03 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

New DELHI: Hockey India today announced a cash prize of Rs one lakh each for the players and the head coach of the Junior Men's Asia Cup-winning team.

Besides, HI also announced Rs 50,000 for the other support staff of the team.

Additional prizes of Rs one Lakh each were announced for Harmanpreet Singh -- the highest scorer of the tournament -- and Vikas Dahiya -- the best goalkeeper.

India defeated Pakistan 6-2 in a scintillating performance to lift the cup. Harmanpreet Singh was awarded the Leading Scorer of the Tournament with 15 goals to his name and Vikas Dahiya was awarded the Best Goalkeeper of the Tournament.

Hockey India President Narinder Dhurv Batra said, "It is a proud moment for all of us. I congratulate the players, the coaches and the support staff for their hard work and dedication.

"The lifting of the eighth Junior Men's Asia Cup is a testimony to their caliber and passion for the game. This win will give the team confidence and they should only go from strength to strength from here. I wish the boys the very best for a promising future."



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