Hockey India on Monday mourned the demise of George Fernandez – former India junior men’s player.
Fernandez passed away on Sunday in Bengaluru due to COVID-related complications. He was 67.
Expressing Hockey India’s condolences to George’s family, President Gyanendro Ningombam said, “We at Hockey India are deeply saddened to learn about the untimely demise of George Fernandez, who represented our nation at the Junior level. We extend our deepest condolences to his family in this moment of grief.”
The Retd Assistant Customs Commissioner (Karnataka) represented the Indian junior team in 197featur5 playing at the forward position.
He also played for his home state Karnataka at the junior level in the year 1975-76.