– Winner of the third edition takes home Rs 2.5 Crores
– Runners Up take home Rs 1.25 Crores
– Third Place take home Rs 75.00 Lakhs
New Delhi, 16 February 2015: Hero Hockey India League 2015 today announced the prize money for the winners of the third edition of the tournament. The winning team takes home a cheque of Rs 2.5 Crore alongwith the glittering trophy which every team in the Tournament has been vying for. The runner up and the team placed third in the League will be awarded Rs 1.25 Crore and Rs 75 Lakh respectively. This is the highest prize money in a Hockey Tournament across the world.
HHIL 2015 will also recognize select players who have showcased outstanding performance on the field. Individual awards have been announced to decorate these players as the Hero Most Valuable Player of the Tournament, Ponty Chadha Upcoming Player of the Tournament, Dhruv Batra Motivator of the Tournament, Airtel Maximum Goals of the Tournament and Star Sports Fair Play award.
The Hero Most Valuable Player of the Tournament will get an award of Rs 25 Lakh, Ponty Chadha Upcoming Player of the Tournament and Dhruv Batra Motivator of the Tournament will be awarded Rs 20 Lakh each and Airtel Maximum Goals of the Tournament for the team will be awarded Rs 10 Lakh. The Star Sports Fair Play winner will receive a trophy for displaying great sporting spirit on ground.
Speaking on the announcement, Dr. Narinder Dhruv Batra, Chairman, Hockey India League said “Hockey India League has provided tremendous opportunity to budding players from across the world. The prize money is a token of recognition to motivate the young talent.”
“Hockey India is committed to promoting the sport amongst hockey lovers. I am happy that the League is moving in the right direction to achieve our multiple objectives of providing a platform for training and recognition to Hockey players,”
|AWARD NAME||AWARD AMOUNT|
|Winners 2015 (Team Award)||Rs 2.50 Crores and Trophy|
|Runner Up 2015 (Team Award)||Rs 1.25 Crores|
|Third Place 2015 (Team Award)||Rs 75.00 Lakhs|
|Hero Most Valuable Player of the Tournament (Individual Award)||Rs 25.00 Lakhs and Trophy|
|Ponty Chadha Upcoming Player of the Tournament (Individual Award)||Rs 20.00 Lakhs and Trophy|
|Dhruv Batra Motivator of the Tournament (Individual Award)||Rs 20.00 Lakhs and Trophy|
|Airtel Maximum Goals of the Tournament (Team Award)||Rs 10.00 Lakhs and Trophy|
|Star Sports Fair Play (Team Award)||Trophy|
|TOTAL PRIZE POOL||Rs 5.25 Crores|
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Semi Final 1 – 16:30 hrs
Semi Final 2 – 19:00 hrs
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Third place – 16:30 hrs
Final – 19:00 hrs
Venue: Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi.