Mumbai’s Fuchs gets Player of the Tournament award in HIL

Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) Dabang Mumbai skipper Florian Fuchs was named Player of the Tournament of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) here on Sunday.

Fuchs, who slammed eight goals in the tournament and helped Mumbai to enter in the summit clash for the first time, received Rs 50 lakh.

“We should be proud of our achievement,” Fuchs, who also got the Hero achiever award, said during the presentation ceremony here.

The maximum goal award was given to Kalinga duo of Glenn Turner and skipper Moritz Furste for scoring maximum number of goals in the tournament. Turner and Furste, who scored 12 goals apiece, got richer by Rs 20 lakh.

Among others, Harmanpreet Singh of Mumbai got the upcoming player of the tournament award for scoring seven goals in the league.

–IANS

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