1st Ghakhal Group Pro Hockey League is starting here at local Lyallpur Khalsa College Astroturf Hockey ground on October 8.

According to the Deputy Commissioner, Jalandhar Mr. Ghanshyam Thori, IAS, who is also the President of the Surjit Hockey Society and Academy that the this two days Six-a-Side league will be organized in Junior, Sub Junior and kids sections to promote hockey at junior level. As many as 30 matches will be played in all the three sections. The renowned sports promoter & NRI  Amolak Singh Gakhal, Chairman, Gakhal Group (USA) will be the main sponsor, Thori added.

 

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According to Iqbal Singh Sandhu, organizing secretary of the Pro Hockey League that the 18 teams namely. Rakshak-XI, California Eagles (USA), Sheray Sports, Milwaukee Wolves (USA), Royal infra, Tut Brothers (USA), Alfa Hockey, Gakhal Brothers (USA), JPGA Farmers, Black Panther (USA), Pukhraj Health Care, Jonex Sports, Hans Raj & Sons (Kpt) Tracer Shoes, AGI Jalandhar heights, Continent Hotels, Tyka Sports and Flash hockey. All the participating teams will be provided a playing kit, meals and diet to each player/official and even meals will also be provided to parents/guests also who will come to witness the matches. The matches will be played from 7:30 am onwards till evening, Sandhu added.

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