Hockey India mourns demise of former player George Fernandez

Last Updated: Monday, 10 May 2021 (16:17 IST)
New Delhi: India on Monday mourned the demise of - former India junior men’s player.

Fernandez passed away on Sunday in due to COVID-related complications. He was 67.
 
Expressing Hockey India’s condolences to George’s family, President Gyanendro Ningombam said, “We at are deeply saddened to learn about the untimely demise of George Fernandez, who represented our nation at the Junior level. We extend our deepest condolences to his family in this moment of grief.”
 
The Retd Assistant Customs Commissioner (Karnataka) represented the Indian junior team in 1975 playing at the forward position.
 
He also played for his home state at the junior level in the year 1975-76. (UNI)