Former hockey international Kevin Nunis has been named the head coach of the National Hockey Development Programme – a programme aimed to widen the talent pool in Malaysia.
National hockey coaches A. Arul Selvaraj, Mohd Amin Rahim and Wallace Tan are under self-isolation after coming with contact with a person under investigation (PUI), whose housemate has Covid-19. The National Sports Institute dietician, however, has tested negative for the virus and the trio will resume their daily activities soon.
Olympian Maninderjit Singh stresses there is no point emphasising and investing a whole lot of money in sports in schools if there is no follow-through to ensure students continue to play the sport when they enter university.
Olympian Maninderjit Singh, better known as Mike, says Malaysia Hockey Confederation should have made Paul Revington the national coach instead of letting him handle the grassroots given the ambitious targets set by the national body.
Former international Baljit Singh hopes a stint with the national junior team will help him in his new coaching career.
Grays Hockey Southeast Asia brand manager Allan Netto says the company’s decision to launch an interest-free monthly instalment plan for all its products will give players a chance to buy high-end equipment.
Former hockey international Maninderjit Singh says those who intend to hold positions in the Malaysian Hockey Confederation must be vetted to ensure they are able to contribute to the association and sport.
4th Klang Hockey Fest renames the main trophy as A. Anthony Ravindra Challenge Trophy in honour of the former international who passed away last October.
Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) president Datuk Seri Subahan Kamal says the recent advertisement for a women’s national coach and an assistant doesn’t mean those in the system can’t apply but more must be done to help the younger generation.
Wallace Tan has made a return as national junior coach – albeit temporarily – but why are we seeing the same old faces in hockey?
Funeral service of former Malaysian hockey captain Michael Yan Wai Pin scheduled on Tuesday at 10am, at the Church Of Visitation, Seremban followed by burial at Sikamat Christian cemetery.
No sooner had the race to qualify for the 2020 Olympics ended just over a week ago, a new race began – an acrimonious contest for posts in the Malaysia Hockey Confederation – and it’s threatening to make Malaysian hockey the biggest loser.
Malaysian hockey will remain stagnant as long as the officials continue fighting each other.