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Hockey India Mourns Demise of Former Participant George Fernandez


Hockey India on Monday mourned the demise of former participant George Fernandez, who was battling COVID-19 in Bengaluru. The 67-year-old died on Sunday on account of problems associated to the illness.

“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.



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