“We at Hockey India are deeply saddened to study in regards to the premature demise of George Fernandez, who represented our nation on the Junior stage,” HI president Gyanendro Ningombam mentioned in a press launch.
“We extend our deepest condolences to his family in this moment of grief.”
Fernandez, a former Assistant Customs Commissioner (Karnataka), had represented the Indian junior staff in 1975 enjoying as a ahead.
He additionally performed for his dwelling state Karnataka on the junior stage within the 12 months 1975-76.
On Saturday, two of India’s most revered hockey stars, Ravinder Pal Singh and M Ok Kaushi, who have been each members of the 1980 Moscow Olympics profitable facet, had died on account of COVID-19.