Home > Sport
Friday August 8, 2014 MYT 9:49:00 PM
Saturday August 9, 2014 MYT 5:12:45 PM
by s. ramaguru
National hockey chief coach K. Dharmaraj's (far right) fate is still uncertain following the meeting called by Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) president Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah on Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR: It seems that K. Dharmaraj will remain as national hockey coach a little while longer.
No decision was forthcoming on Dharmaraj’s fate at Friday’s meeting called by Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) president Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah.
Instead, the meeting was held to discuss the report submitted by an MHC panel on Malaysia’s World Cup performance in The Hague, Holland, last month. Malaysia finished last in the 12-team tournament.
MHC secretary Datuk Mohamed Johari Abdul Aziz said Dharmaraj’s position as national coach was not discussed at the meeting.
“The issue on Dharmaraj will be dealt with by the MHC council on Aug 18. The meeting today was basically to review the report submitted by the panel formed to investigate the World Cup outing. The panel members were present and they briefed the president on their findings.
“For now, everything remains status quo in the national team. The players will train as normal,” said Johari.
There were calls for Dharmaraj to be sacked after another dismal show at the Commonwealth Games, which ended in Glasgow last Sunday.
Tags / Keywords:
K. Dharmaraj, hockey, Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah
Dropped Baljit picked for Germany stint
Just one goalie for hockey team to Incheon in bid for gold
Hockey: Azlan reckons Malaysia can bounce back in Incheon
Coach Arul hopes his boys will rock steady in Incheon
Kumar cool as the only goalie in Asiad hockey team
Tengku Ahmad not losing sleep over poor goal return
Razie’s scoring touch will come in handy against Pakistan
Statistically speaking, beating Pakistan will be tough
MHC in talks to hire new national hockey coach
Hockey boys did themselves proud despite Pakistan defeat
Hockey: Bronze is just as good as gold
Contest for naming The Malaysia Year of Festivals 2015 mascot, the proboscis monkey
Everybody's doing it: Smartphone gaming is global pastime
Under probe, Wallaby Beale dumped for Argentina test
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)