Sahara Group extends deals with Hockey India until 2021
Luckow : The future of Hockey in India looks good. The main sponsor the Sahara Group, has renewed its deal with Indian hockey till 2021. Sahara India has been the main sponsor with Indian Hockey since 1995 and with this new agreement will be the National Teams Major Partner until 2021.
Under the new deal, the men’s and women’s hockey teams at both junior and senior levels will benefit from the support till 2021. India is preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Last year, India won the Asia cup beating Pakistan.
Sahara India apart from the sponsorship would continue to help the players in different ways as they have in the past. This comes as a major shot in the arm for the sport which is vying to etch greater results in the lead up to Tokyo Olympics. The teams will be put through rigorous training camps ahead of this year's Asia Cup (for both men and women), World League (for both men and women) followed by Commonwealth Games and Senior Men & Women World Cup's in 2018.