Asian Hockey Awards - Indian forward SV Sunil named 'Player of the Year 2016'

Posted on:31 Mar 2017 13:23:39
Asian Hockey Awards - Indian forward SV Sunil named 'Player of the Year 2016'
31 March 2017 Current Affairs: India's Ace forward SV Sunil has been named as the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) 'player of the year 2016'. Sunil has been honoured in the senior men’s section.

While Harmanpreet was named the 'promising player of the year 2016'. He has been honoured in the Junior men’s section.

Harmanpreet had a stupendous 2016 with the Indian junior men's team winning the Junior World Cup in Lucknow. He was also part of the senior men's team at the 2016 Rio Olympics and the FIH Champions Trophy in London where India won a historic silver medal.

Sunil, on the other hand, played a vital role in India's successful outing at FIH Champions Trophy in London last year where he led the forwardline. Considered to be one of the fastest men on the pitch in the world, Sunil has also served as the team's vice-captain.

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