India to help Afghan Hockey Federation
NEW DELHI (Pajhwok): The Hockey India (HI), the governing body, has decided to provide aid to the Afghanistan Hockey Federation.
The decision was taken at a board meeting of Hockey India at Holiday Inn Hotel in New Delhi on Saturday.
The Afghanistan Hockey Federation had requested aid in a communiqué received earlier this month. The HI Board agreed to send hockey sticks, balls and goalkeeper pads to the war-shattered country.
Speaking on the contribution, Hockey India official Narinder Batra said the body was committed to the grassroots development of the sport. “This is a small contribution to promote hockey among enthusiasts in Afghanistan.”
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