Dabang Mumbai

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Dabang Mumbai
Dabang Mumbai HC Logo.png
Dabang Mumbai Official Logo
Full name Dabang Mumbai Hockey Club
Nickname(s) The Alphas
Founded 2014
Home ground Mahindra Hockey Stadium
Mumbai, India
(Capacity 8,000 plus)
Owner DoIT Sports Management
Head coach Jay Stacy
Assistant coach Greg Nicol
Captain Matthew Swann
Official Website Official Website


Dabang Mumbai (abbreviated as DBM) is a field hockey team based in Mumbai, Maharashtra that plays in the Hero Hockey India League (HIL). The aim is to build a team for the eight-time Olympic Champions, India be able to compete at the highest level of World Hockey. It is owned by DoIT Sports Management. Australia coach Jay Stacy serves as the head coach for the team.

Franchisee Details[edit]

Ownership[edit]

The team is owned by DoIT Sports Management (India) Pvt Ltd, which was incorporated as a part of DoIT Creations Group with the vision of promoting sports, athletes, sports facilities and events across India. The company entered the Indian sports eco-system with its first acquisition in the Pro Kabaddi League 2014 with the purchase of the Delhi franchise – Dabang Delhi KC. DoIT Creations has established the Indian School of Design and Innovation (‘ISDI’) in Mumbai in collaboration with Parsons - The New School for Design, New York City in 2013. DoIT recently acquired a strategic stake in the established Business World (BW) magazine. With Dabang Mumbai, DoIT Sports entered into Hockey India League with the primary focus towards development and growth of Indian Hockey. DoIT Sports is also committed to support women’s sports development programs across the sports demographic dividend of India.

Technical Alliance[edit]

Dabang Mumbai HC, a franchise of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL), is the first team in the league to enter into a Technical Partnership with Europe-based and one of the most successful club HC Bloemendaal. This promising partnership is to enhance the grass-root training structure in Mumbai and adjoining regions with an aim to produce future hockey stars for India.

2017 squad[edit]

Player Nationality
Goalkeepers
David Harte  Ireland
Krishan Pathak  India
Defenders
Sander de Wijn  Netherlands
Jeremy Hayward  Australia
Gurmail Singh  India
Harmanpreet Singh  India
Emmanuel Stockbroekx  Belgium
Midfielders
Manpreet Jr  India
Tyron Pereira  India
Nilakanta Sharma  India
Vikas Sharma  India
Forwards
Johan Bjorkman  Sweden
Florian Fuchs  Germany
Kieran Govers  Australia
Robbert Kemperman  Netherlands
Roshan Minz  India
Danish Mujtaba  India
Gurjant Singh  India
Nikkin Thimmaiah  India
Affan Yousuf  India

Fixtures[edit]

2015[edit]

No. Date Opponent Venue
1 23 January JPW Mumbai
2 24 January RR Mumbai
3 28 January RR Ranchi
4 1 February DWR Delhi
5 5 February DWR Mumbai
6 8 February KL Mumbai
7 11 February UPW Mumbai
8 13 February KL Bhubaneswar
9 15 February UPW Lucknow
10 19 February JPW Mohali

Sponsors & Kit Manufacturers[edit]

Year Kit Manufacturers Shirt Sponsor
2015 NA Videocon D2H
2016 TK Sports Manipal University
2017

References[edit]