Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday announced cash awards for three players who played well in the Indian team’s silver winning performance in the recent Asia Cup tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia.

HI will give Rs. 1 lakh each to seasoned defender and drag-flicker V.R. Raghunath, who was chosen the ‘Outstanding Player of the tournament,’ and custodian P.R. Sreejesh, who was adjudged the ‘Goalkeeper of the tournament.’

Besides, forward Ramandeep Singh will also be given Rs. 1 lakh for scoring a goal on his debut against Oman.

Meanwhile, Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh has signed for Euro Hockey League champion club Blomendaal following the retirement of legendary player Teun de Nooijer. Sardar is expected to join the Dutch side later this month.

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