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HI appoints Mukesh as coach

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, Sept 28 (PTI): Three-time Olympian Mukesh Kumar, who created a stir by walking out of a national camp recently after being denied charge of the junior side, has been appointed as coach of the senior men�s hockey team and will work under chief coach Michael Nobbs of Australia. Confirming Mukesh�s appointment, Hockey India secretary general Narinder Batra said that the veteran Olympian and Padma Shri will resume his duties in the new role from tomorrow. �Mukesh has been appointed as a coach of the senior men�s team. He will be a part of the coach�s set-up engaged with the team under chief coach Nobbs,� Batra told PTI.

Asked about the tenure of his contract, Batra said, �It has not yet been finalised. It depends on the chief coach�s wish because as per Nobbs� contract he also has to train our Indian coaches.�

Mukesh, 41, created a controversy earlier this month when he left the national camp in Sports Authority of India, Bangalore a few hours after his arrival in protest after being denied the chief coach�s post of the junior team.

Mukesh, who agreed to be part of the Indian set-up on conditions that he would either assist a foreign coach or assume complete charge of the junior team, was shocked when he learnt that he will have to work under former senior national coach Harendra Singh.

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HI appoints Mukesh as coach

NEW DELHI, Sept 28 (PTI): Three-time Olympian Mukesh Kumar, who created a stir by walking out of a national camp recently after being denied charge of the junior side, has been appointed as coach of the senior men�s hockey team and will work under chief coach Michael Nobbs of Australia. Confirming Mukesh�s appointment, Hockey India secretary general Narinder Batra said that the veteran Olympian and Padma Shri will resume his duties in the new role from tomorrow. �Mukesh has been appointed as a coach of the senior men�s team. He will be a part of the coach�s set-up engaged with the team under chief coach Nobbs,� Batra told PTI.

Asked about the tenure of his contract, Batra said, �It has not yet been finalised. It depends on the chief coach�s wish because as per Nobbs� contract he also has to train our Indian coaches.�

Mukesh, 41, created a controversy earlier this month when he left the national camp in Sports Authority of India, Bangalore a few hours after his arrival in protest after being denied the chief coach�s post of the junior team.

Mukesh, who agreed to be part of the Indian set-up on conditions that he would either assist a foreign coach or assume complete charge of the junior team, was shocked when he learnt that he will have to work under former senior national coach Harendra Singh.

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