New Delhi: Hockey India has named 32 junior men hockey players to be given a monthly stipend of Rs 10,000 each. This will come as a big support for the talented players to purchase their equipment and help reduce the financial burden on their families.
Hockey India will make quarterly payments from the quarter of July-September 2012. Besides, best quality goalkeeping kits to the three goalkeepers shortlisted.
Out of 32 junior men players selected for monthly stipend by Hockey India, 13 were members of the Indian team that won bronze medal in the 7th Junior Men`s Asia Cup recently concluded at Malacca, Malaysia from 3-13 May 2012.
Hockey India has already announced the list of 32 Junior Women players who will also get this monthly stipend.
Squad: Goalkeepers: Keshav Dutt, Sushant Tirkey, Naveen Kumar, Defenders: Chandan Singh, Gaganpreet Singh, Sukhmanjit Singh, Hans Raj, Gagandeep Singh, Amit Rohidas, Sampath Kumar Maylaram, Midfielders: Jatinder Singh, Manish Bishnoi, Jarmanpreet Singh, Baljit Singh, Surender Kumar, Harjit Singh, Rockey Lohchab, Suresh Toppo, Forwards: Naveen Antil, Talwinder Singh, Tarandeep Singh, Amon Mirash Tirkey, Parvinder Singh, Vinit Kamble, Vikas Choudhary, Stanli Minz, Anup Valmiki, PL Thimmanna, Sukhdev Singh, Mandeep Singh, Malak Singh, Satbir Singh.