Cash price for Asia cup wining women’s hockey team: Here are few things you need to know about them
Its celebration time for Indians because once again daughters of our country have made us proud on their immense victory. Hockey India announced a cash award of Rs 1 lakh each to the 18-member squad which won Asia Cup. India defeated China by 5-4 in shootout in the final securing a World Cup berth in the process. Their hardworking finally gave them a return, and it was mutually decided by board to offer them a cash prize. The women’s hockey team remained unbeaten in the tournament, scoring 28 goals.
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Coach will also be rewarded with cash prize
Coach Harendra Singh will also get Rs 1 lakh and members of the support staff Rs 50,000 each. India last won the Women’s Asia Cup in 2004 when the event took place in New Delhi. “This is truly a commendable achievement by the Indian team, bringing back the Asia Cup after 13 years. They have shown great spirit and determination to win this tournament and have rightfully qualified for the World Cup next year as Continental Champions,” quoted Mushtaque Ahmad, Hockey India secretary general.
A lot of people are not happy with the amount of cash prize that has been offered to women hockey team. A lot of people are expressing their views on Twitter and others social networking sites. Hockey is our National Game then how come we can pay so less to them. Well, we congratulate the team and wish for their success!
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