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Junior Hockey World Cup 2016: 10 players in winning team belong to same academy in Jalandhar

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 December 2016, 08:51 AM
Junior Hockey World Cup team (Image: PTI)
Junior Hockey World Cup team (Image: PTI)

Indian junior hockey team achieved an exciting World Cup win on Sunday. It is surprising to know that ten players of the World Cup winning team hail from the same Surjit Hockey Academy in Jalandhar.

The players who were trained at Surjit Hockey Academy include Harjeet Singh, Mandeep Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar, Krishna Pathak, Gurinder Singh, Vikramjit Singh, Parvinder Singh and Gurjant Singh.

Out of the players from Surjit Hockey Academy, Mandeep Singh and Varun Kumar belong to Jalandhar whereas others are from Amritsar, Gurdaspur and other districts in Punjab.

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