Mumbai: Former hockey international Hiranna
M Nimal died here on Monday. He was 74.
The funeral was held in Pune today, said Olympian and
former western railway teammate Gurbak Singh.
Nimal, who played as a left-half, represented the country
in Jakarta Asian Games in 1962. He was also member of the
Indian team that toured East Africa in 1959.
"He was a very good half. One of the finest left-halfs I
have seen. He had very good anticipation," said Gurbak Singh,
who is also the secretary of Mumbai Hockey Association.