Jordan Vieira and Petal Derry were named as the Most Valuable Players, in the respective men’s and women’s departments, as the Trinidad and Tobago Hockey Board (TTHB) held its annual award ceremony yesterday.
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The trio of Emmanuel brothers, Kristien, Kieron and Kwasi as well as Marcano brothers, Tariq and Teague, all of Malvern, dominated a very strong T&T men’s Under-21 hockey team which will compete at the 2016 Junior Pan American Hockey Championship from May 20-26 in Toronto, Canada.
T&T’s senior men’s indoor hockey players have dedicated their authoratative 7-0 over Argentina last night, in the 2017 Pan American Indoor Cup Men’s Tournament final, to their coach Raphael Govia whose father, Winston Govia passed away on Friday.
USA-based duo, Stephanie Whiteman and Brianna Govia are among seven players with senior team experience named in an 18-member team by coach Brian Garcia to represent this country in the upcoming Junior Women’s Pan American Hockey Championship.
International Hockey Federation (FIH) Executive Board member Hazel Kennedy believes female sporting leaders need to be encouraged at a national level so that they can then makes strides globally.
Maloney Girls’ RC ‘B’ were crowned champions of the 2016 Primary Schools Outdoor Hockey Tournament female category via a closely contested 2-1 penalty shootout against Maloney Government when action climaxed at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua, yesterday.