Jamia to host North Zone Inter- University Hockey (Men) Championship 2015-16

Jamia Millia Islamia is going to host North Zone Inter-University Hockey (Men) Championship 2015-16 from December 28, 2015 to January 05, 2016. This will be the 76th edition of the Inter-University Hockey (Men) Championship. This year, around 34 teams are expected to participate in this Championship.

The Opening Ceremony of the Championship is scheduled to be held on December 28, 2015 at 11.30 a.m. at the Sports Complex, Jamia Millia Islamia.

Padmashree Zafar Iqbal, Olympian and former Captain of Indian Hockey Team shall be the Guest of Honour on this occasion.

Jamia is hosting the North Zone Championship for the sixth time. In the past, Jamia has also hosted All-India Inter University Hockey (Men) Championship twice and was the winner of the same in 2011-12.

Jamia Millia Islamia has a long standing record in the field of Hockey with more than 30 of its players having represented the Indian National Hockey Team and many of them are recipients of the coveted Arjuna Award.