Odisha Hockey Secretary & India Hockey vice-president Pratap Satapathy became as Hockey India Manager
Pratap Satapathy has been nominated as manager of Indian Hockey Team for the 3rd Men’s and Women’s Asian Champions Trophy to be held at Kakamigahara, Japan from November 2 to 10 , 2013 , who is the general secretary in Hockey Odisha sports and vice-president in Hockey India Sports.
According to HO secretary Satpathy, the number of posts for vice-presidents and joint-secretaries was increased to give women opportunity to get involved in the administrative affairs of the sport in Odisah. “We made the changes to give 30 per cent positions to women in our state body,“ said Satpathy.
In the men’s event India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Japan, Chain and Oman are the six teams would fight for the top prize. Similarly, India, Japan, Malaysia and Chain are the four teams would participate. Pratap would go to Japan along with the India Hockey team on October 29.