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Hockey India Appointed Harendra Singh as coach of junior team

Apr 21, 2014 18:57 IST

Hockey India on 19 April 2014 appointed former senior coach Harendra Singh as the coach of the junior men's team. Harendra will join the training camp of the team on 25 April 2014.

The appointment was confirmed to groom the team for the 2016 Hockey World Cup. The 2016 World Cup will be hosted in India.

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Harendra Singh had earlier coached national teams for several major events.

Starting his coaching career in 1998, Harendra has an experience of 379 matches which includes Sydney Olympic (2000), World Cup (2005-Jr, 2006 and 2010), Asian Games (2006 and 2010), Asia Cup (2004-Jr and 2009), Champion's Challenge (2009) and various other tournaments.

His achievements as a coach already includes 8 gold, 5 silver and 9 bronze medals with senior and junior teams in various international tournaments.

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