Hoks B Coorg emerge champions

Sports Tuesday 01/November/2022 18:06 PM
By: Times News Services
Hoks B Coorg emerge champions

Muscat: Hoks B Coorg from India emerged champions of the UTSC Gulf hockey fiesta-2022 that concluded at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex recently.

The two-day fiesta witnessed close and exciting matches between 12 teams with six outfits coming from the region and India.

Besides the main tournament, the event also hosted an inter-school tournament featuring Indian schools.

There was a women’s tournament too with the national women’s team making their competitive debut. The national women’s team played against the visiting Dubai side.

Hoks B Coorg, comprising few internationals, stayed unbeaten in the tournament to be crowned deserving winners.

The inaugural ceremony had Amit Narang, Indian Ambassador to Oman as the chief guest along with Marwan Juma al Juma, the president of the Oman Hockey Association (OHA). Narang lauded the efforts of the UTSC in promoting the national game of India and also offered India’s full support to the Sultanate of Oman as they prepare to host the inaugural edition of FIH Hockey 5s World Cup in January 2024.

On the sidelines of the fiesta, there was a cooking contest and the event attracted lot of families.