Indian Railways Men Hockey Team wins MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament

Sep 14, 2016 15:00 IST

MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2016Indian Railways Men Hockey Team on 11 September 2016 won the MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament 2016 in Chennai. It is for the first time that Indian Railways clinched the title.

In the finals, Indian Railways Hockey Team defeated Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Team by 2 - 1.

As the winning team, Indian Railways takes home the prize money of 5 lakhs rupees, and the runner-up team Indian Oil Corporation receives 2.50 lakhs rupees.

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Special awards given in the tournament:

Special prize

Awarded to

Team

Best Forward

AffanYousuf

Indian Railways

Best Midfielder

Amit Rohidas

Indian Railways

Best Goal keeper/ Defender

Jugraj

Indian Railways

Most Promising Player of the tournament

Joshua

Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu

Man of the Match of the Finals

Malak Singh

Indian Rilways

About MCC and the Tournament

The Madras Cricket Club is one of the premier sports institutions in the country.

It organizes major national level tournaments in the disciplines of Tennis, Squash, Cricket, Badminton, Billiards and Hockey.

From the early days, this tournament has been the premier hockey event in South India and one of the major competitions in the country attracting the top teams and talent.

This tournament has been keenly observed by coaches and administrators for picking talent to represent the country.

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