Cash awards for Hockey World League`s top players

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 19:19

New Delhi: Title sponsor of the Hockey World league Round II, Hero MotoCorp, today announced cash awards for the Player of the Tournament and top-scorer of the event, for both men and women.

"The Hero Player of the Tournament will be awarded Rs 2,00,000 and the Hero Top Scorer will receive Rs 1,00,000," the organisers said in a statement.

The tournament is currently being held at the Major DhyanChand National Stadium and will conclude on February 24.

Participating teams:
Men: India, Ireland, Bangladesh, China, Oman, Fiji
Women: India, Japan, Malaysia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Fiji.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 19:19

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