In this encounter, sports journo Jugjet Singh flashes a big smile

Asian Hockey Federation CEO presents him a momento in recognition of 24 years of sports writing. And we asked him six questions.

HONOURED: Malaysian sports journalist Jugjet Singh Randhawa receives momento from Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) CEO Datuk Tayyab Ikram – Photo / Supplied

Malaysian sports journalist and a definite expert on field hockey commentary Jugjet Singh Randhawa got noticed by the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF).

The 49-year old journalist received a momento from AHF CEO Datuk Tayyab Ikram at an event in Bangladesh yesterday (19 Oct 2017) for his contribution towards promoting hockey for the last 24 years.

The ceremony was held at the Maulana Bhasani Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh, at the sidelines of the Asia Cup hockey tournament.

Jugjet, who joined the Malaysian newspaper the New Straits Times in 1993, has covered hockey from the World Cup right up to local
age-group tournaments for the last two decades.


What is your position when you play hockey?

Favourite food?
Capati and saag (spinach).

Favourite hangout place?
Mamak chai.

Favourite saying?
Winners don’t quit, quitters don’t win.

Where do you see Malaysian hockey one decade from now?
Regularly playing in the World Cup and Olympics.

Your best habit?
Turning off the tap while brushing teeth.


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