Michael Nobbs' sacking a correct move by Hockey India, says Dilip Tirkey

After Michael Nobbs ouster, the 35-year-old legend has firm faith in the abilities of MK Kaushik as a chief coach.

updated: July 13, 2013 15:10 IST
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Hockey legend and a Member of Parliament Dilip Tirkey has said that sacking India men's hockey coach Michael Nobbs is a right move and the combination of Roelant Oltmans and MK Kaushik will do wonders for Indian hockey.

Nobbs was shown the door after India finished 6th in the recently concluded eight-nation World Hockey League. During the London Olympics in 2012, the India team finished last in the 12-team event.

The Australian was appointed as head coach in June 2011 and his contract was till the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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