Junior hockey girls felicitated
Sports Minister Jitendra Singh yesterday awarded Rs 50,000 to each member of the junior women's hockey team for winning a bronze medal in the World Cup.
The 18-member squad led by skipper Sushila Chanu met the minister at his office and shared their experience about the tournament. Coach Neil Hawgood will also get Rs 25,000.
“You have made the country proud by winning the bronze medal in the event. The ministry stand committed to supporting your endeavour to bring laurels to India in future,” Jitendra Singh told the girls.