Hockey Sports

Saleh Ahmed SJBHS OBA Rink Hockey Tournament 1.0 – 2017

The inaugural 5-a-side Saleh Ahmed SJBHS OBA Rink Hockey Tournament was held on 19 March 2017 and was inaugurated at 09:00 AM by Nadeem Ahmed (1971). The players spanned over three decades, an indication of the high enthusiasm. Twelve teams were formed, some cross-batches.

The three senior most players were from the Batch of 1975 while the youngest represented the Batch of 2016. Special mention deserves to be made of the support of the event by the huge team of officials of Hockey Karnataka, facilitated by Olympian Sandeep Somesh.

The Old Boys were also fortunate to have in our midst Olympian and Indian Hockey Captain Anil Aldrin.The Sandeep and Anil magic was obvious for all to see. The combined Batch of 1988-89 won the Saleh Ahmed Trophy, defeating the Batch of 2010 by a score line of 8-7 in the final. The OBA thanks Nadeem for sponsoring the tournament, and looks forward to even stronger participation from Old Boys in 2018.