The third edition of the All India Sahibzada Ajit Singh Hockey Champion Trophy 2013 will be organised by the Sports Council of Ludhiana from December 17-23, 2013 at Olympian Pirthipal Singh Hockey Stadium, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana (Punjab).
In this week long Hockey extravaganza, eight national teams would compete against each other in the men section and four in women section. This time, to promote hockey at grass root level, there has been a new addition where four hockey academies would be participating.
While addressing the press conference on Saturday, Davinder Singh Kehal, president, Sports Council of Ludhiana, informed that the participating teams from men section are Air India Mumbai, BPCL, ONGC, Indian Army, Punjab National Bank, Punjab & Sindh Bank, Indian Overseas Bank and CRPF.
“The participating hockey academies include Surjit Academy Jalandhar, Namdhari Academy, Sonipat Academy and Punjab & Sindh Bank Academy,” Kehal informed.