Tom Boon Fetches Highest Price Tag in Hockey India League 2015 Closed Bid

In the closed bid on Saturday there were 149 players, which includes 95 domestic and 54 foreign players, up for sale and Boon turned out to be the most sought-after player with a price tag of at USD 103000, which is the highest for any player in the HILL since its start.

Updated: November 15, 2014 21:22 IST
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149 players went under the hammer for the HIL 2015 closed bid.


New Delhi: Belgium forward Tom Boon on Saturday fetched the highest price in the closed bid for 2015 season of the Hockey India League after he was bought by newcomers Dabang Mumbai for a whopping USD 103,000.

Dabang Mumbai is being run by DoIT Sports Management who is the new owner of the franchise, earlier called 'Mumbai Magicians', owned by Dabur Group which pulled out of the third edition of HIL.

After the first two disappointing seasons, the Mumbai franchise was looking towards a fresh start in the HIL and have put together a completely new, formidable side and also have roped in new coaching set-up.

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