Laudable performance by 5 ONGCians in Jr. Hockey World Championship 2016

Indian Junior Hockey Team played outstanding Hockey to lift  the FIH Junior World Cup,</strong> held at Lucknow during 8 – 18 December 2016, after a giant gap of 15 years. In this winning team, five ONGC scholarship players have participated and played a key role in getting Gold Medal and brought the laurels for country as well  as ONGC..

These five  players are Gurjant  Singh, Mandeep Singh, Simranjit Singh, Vikramjit Singh and Sumit. All the  scholarship players are more then 2 years with ONGC and ONGC has nurtured them as Champions and provided every possible  facility like equipment, technical and tactical training and motivation under  the able guidance of GC- Anurag Raguvanshi and Coach Sandeep Sangwan, which  could enhance their performance as per the modern requirements of hockey.

DD Misra,Director HR, met these youngsters and congratulated them for this grand victory  and blessed for their future. He motivated them and assured them of providing  the best facilities from ONGC. Pradeep Singh, Head Corporate Sports also  congratulated the young Champions.

Team line up before creating historyTeam line up before creating history

The  final match of FIH Junior World cup was played between India and Belgium at  Lucknow on 18 December 2016, in which India outclassed Belgium by beating them 2-1  in regulation time and moreover our ONGC players namely Gurjant Singh and  Simranjit Singh scored the two field goals. Gurjant Singh got the man of the  match award in the finals by displaying exceptional skills.

Gurjant Singh Cheering after scored 1st goal for country in final match

Gurjant Singh Cheering after scored 1st goal for country in final match.

Simrantjit Singh and Gurjant Singh after winning the match.

Simrantjit Singh and Gurjant Singh after winning the match.

Gurjant is getting Man of the final match award after winning World Cup 2016

Gurjant is getting Man of the final match award after winning World Cup 2016.

ONGC family applauds their exemplary  journey and hopes that they bring more such laurels to India in the coming  years.

Corporate Sports Division