Hero Hockey India League appoints Bjorn Isberg as Tournament Director for season 2014
NEW DELHI, 24 October 2013: Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) has appointed Bjorn Isberg as Tournament Director for the second season of the six-team franchisee based event to be held from 23 January to 23 February 2014.
Hockey India Secretary General and Hero Hockey India League Chairman Dr. Narinder Batra said the appointment of Mr. Isberg is a key step towards ensuring that the 2014 season of the League is technically well conducted. “Together with Todd Faulds appointment as Director Competitions, highly experienced Bjorn’s coming on board as Tournament Director will make HHIL a great event in 2014,” he said.
Mr. Bjorn Isberg said “I am honored to be part of the HHIL 2014. The HHIL had a very good start in 2013, and now HHIL will build on that success to be even better in 2014.”
“Our team of technical officials will make sure that the players have the best competition environment possible, so that they can perform at the top level. Personally it will be great to follow Indian Hockey on site. There will be a lot of exciting matches during the HHIL” further added Mr. Isberg.
The 50 year-old Mr. Isberg has conducted many events over recent years in this capacity as Tournament Director including Olympic Games 2012 in London, three FIH Champions Trophy tournaments including Lahore in 2004, Kuala lumpur in 2007 and Auckland in 2011 and FIH Indoor World Cup 2011 in Poland. He has also worked as an Assistant Tournament Director at the Olympic Games 2008 in Beijing and two FIH World Cups including Germany in 2006 and India in 2010.
Star Sports, Broadcast Partner of the Hero HIL will telecast live all the matches of the league.