Jamia Millia Islamia,New Delhi:
Punjab and Haryana are known as powerhouses of hockey but a university located at Delhi has produced 21 international players and many more are lined up seems to be odd. But Jamia Millia Islamia is not less in comparison of hockey hegemons of India like Panjab University,Kurushetra University,Guru Nanak Dev University,Chandigarh university.
The alumni list is long which includes one of the best players of Indian hockey like Danish Mujtaba,Devesh singh chauhan, Gagan Ajit Singh,Gurvinder Pal Singh, Tushar Khandekar, Bharat Chikara, Deepak Thakur. From this long alumnus list four players have captained team India and three players have been awarded Arjuna award.In recent years Jamia won all India Inter university tournament in 2011-12.Students nowadays are working under coach Mr. Mohsin for giving up their best.
Jamia provides best environment for hockey and all coaching staff and administration is very supportive.we feel proud on us as we are playing from jmi team said Rakesh, current player of university team