MHC make a point by dropping Arul from shortlist for head coach job

  • Hockey
  • Tuesday, 20 Feb 2024

File photo of national hockey coach A. Arulselvaraj during training session for Asian Games at National Hockey Stadium, Bukit Jalil. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

PETALING JAYA: Four names have been shortlisted to lead the national hockey team, but former head coach A. Arulselvaraj isn’t among them.

Out of 23 candidates that had applied for the coaching position, Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) coaching committee chairman Datuk Majid Manjit Abdullah said they had narrowed their choice down to two foreigners and two locals.

They are former international Sarjit Singh, K. Dharmaraj, South African Brendon Caralon, and Australian Glenn Turner.

"We will go through these candidates again after the interview processes this week and select one head coach whom we will recommend to MHC, they will endorse the selection," he said after the committee’s meeting at the National Hockey Stadium on Tuesday.

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