Project news

Punjab Hockey Project

Amritsar & Jalandhar
1 april 2017 – 31 maart 2018

Mede dankzij een bijdrage van de sponsoravond van de HC Bloemendaal, met dank aan ABNAMRO en Guus Hiddink! en een bijdrage van de Rotary Club Bloemendaal heeft One Million Hockey Legs (1MHL) in samenwerking met Navjeevan Charitable Society voor het tweede jaar op rij met succes het “Sports for Youth Development” project kunnen uitvoeren.

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1MHL Social Projects

With proud we invite you to have look at our website specially focussed on the social projects.  Please link HERE. Next to our vission, mission and our latest updates on the social projects,  you will also find information about how you as person, company or hockeyclub can contribute to our program.

Join us at the Hockey Men's World Cup 2018 Bhubaneswar

FJBovelander with world Cup

In December 2018 we visited the Hockey World League Final in Bhubaneswar India. Despite the disappointing seventh place for the Netherlands it was great being there and seeing many great matches in the Kalinga Stadium. Congrats to the Indian team with winning Bronze!

At the same time, we took this opportunity to do research at different event locations in the Bhubaneswar area. As One Million Hockey Legs is organizing a trip for hockey fans to the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 in Bhubaneswar, India.

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1MHL being part of 'Holland Meets Bangalore' on 27th October

Sports brings people together. That's the motto The Netherlands has adopted for the event it will be hosting at the Jude Felix Hockey Academy in Bangalore on 27th October.  Dutch international football star Johan Neeskens and Olympic Hockey Medaillist Floris Jan Bovelander will join hands with Indian Hockey Champion Jude Felix.

The mini-tournament is part of a day of soccer and hockey hosted by Dutch Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Alphonsus Stoelinga, Charity Aid Foundation India, One Million Hockey Legs, the KNVB World Coaches and the Jude Felix Hockey Academy.

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NTHA Grassroots program

One Million Hockey Legs is proud of all its projects. But our best practice is in Khunti, Jharkhand. In the tribal belt of India. The region is rural and economically disadvantaged. We, as One Million Hockey Legs, cannot say different that that the region is beautiful and hockey is popular from origin.

At the end of 2016 about 4000 children join, on a weekly basis, training sessions that are given by the 40 trainers/coaches (Master Trainers) that are educated by One Million Hockey Legs in a “train the trainer”/ “coach the coach” courses. In cooperation with the local NGO CInI, also our organizational partner, we have set up a social and life skill program that is designed specifically for this area and its needs.

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Business news

Network Event at Veda (Scheveningen)

At Veda & Lounge at the Grand Amrath Kurhaus we wined and dined with our One Million Hockey Legs friends and partners. Thank you Mr Venu Rajamony for you warm words. This recently opened Restaurant was the perfect spot to bring our Inian and Dutch friends together.

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Van Lanschot Bankiers new friend of 1MHL

Naast 'Medisch Centrum Nederland' is nu ook Van Lanschot Bankiers vriend van One Million Hockey Legs geworden.  Met deze ondersteuning kunnen we weer twee, misschien zelfs wel drie projecten ondersteunen.

Our new partner Jet Airways

We are happy to announce that Jet Airways, India's leading international leading full service airline company, has signed a sponsor contract with One Million Hockey Legs.  General Manager Sami Chada signed the contract with Floris Jan Bovelander. 

"Within Jet Airways we believe in the power of sport to connect people, creating opportunities for youth and differences in ethnicity, race of gender to level.  Trough our partnership in this impressive project we are supporting with conviction the position and attention hockey deserves in our country. Within the ultimate goal to celebrate the festival with at least 500.000 active players across India at the time that our country hosts the 2018 World Championship in Mumbai".

DSM Gold Partner One Million Hockey Legs

Happy and proud to announce the decision of DSM India to Gold Partner at One Million Hockey Legs. DSM is a Netherlands head-quartered multi-business stock exchange listed multinational company.
The partnership is related to the nutrition program of DSM India. From September on shared activities are programmed.


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Interessant artikel in FD

Ook het Financieel Dagblad is het niet ontgaan wat er rond hockey in India gebeurt en welke interessante business links dat kan opleveren.

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