Mumbai: Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty has been appointed as the 'Brand Ambassador' for the Rs 10-crore prize money World Series Hockey tournament, starting on February 29.
"World Series Hockey is an idea whose time has come. Hockey is the only sport that has brought glory to India on numerous occasions at the Olympics, and the time has come for us to recognize and support the sport through a world-class league featuring all the global champions," said sports lover Shetty about his role in the WSH, a joint initiative of Nimbus Sport and the Indian Hockey Federation.
"As a passionate hockey fan, it doesn't get better than becoming the brand ambassador and spreading awareness about the biggest hockey tournament in the world. WSH is truly a whole new ball game and I'm delighted to be a part of it," he added.