The Maratha Light Infantry Regimental Centre (MARATHA LI RC) hockey team participated in senior category of 113th edition of Aga Khan Hockey Tournament, one of the oldest in the country & annually organised by the Maharashtra Hockey Association and wrote another chapter in its glorious history by winning the prestigious event after a gap of 54 years.
Teams from across the country rubbed shoulders in this 10-day championship held at Pune from 16-25 Sep 16. In the finals played at Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium, Pimpri on 25 Sep 16, the MARATHA LI RC team beat KD Singh Babu Society, Lucknow by 2-1 having beaten District Hockey Association, Itarsi by 7-0 in the semifinals.
Lance Naik Krishnath Patil of the MARATHA LI RC was awarded the ‘Best Player’ of the Tournament in the senior category.
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Very proud of this achievement. Congratulations! I was a school-boy when MLIRC last won the tournament, with players like Laxman and Bandu.