New Delhi: The six-member committee, constituted by Sports Authority of India (SAI) to study the proposals of Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh, met the Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday.
In a major setback for Indian hockey, the men's national team chief coach Walsh officially quitfrom his post after his contractual talks with Hockey India and the SAI broke down but a fresh proposal is still being worked out for the Australian's consideration.
"Mr Terry Walsh had a meeting with the Honourable Sports Minister today along with the committee at 14:30 hours. The minister applauded Mr Terry Walsh's recent performance and believed that Mr Walsh is the right man to take Indian Hockey forward," said Setia in a statement. (Walsh Flies Home, Leaves India in Lurch Ahead of Champions Trophy)