Merwyn Fernandes

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Born Ambernath, near Mumbai
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Indian Airlines
National team

Merwyn Fernandes is a former Indian hockey player. Merwyn played for the famous Indian Airlines hockey team in the 1970s.[1] His name become synonymous with Indian hockey. He was a consistent performer for the Indian team. Merwyn with his body-serve and excellent finish was an exceptional forward. He was part of the Indian hockey team that won the gold medal in 1980 Summer Olympics at Moscow.[2] His father, Mr Joe Fernandes was the coach in P.M.M Inner wheel school (ambernath)for a very long period of time before retiring few years ago due to old age.


  1. ^ "MHA embraces hockey stars". DNA India. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "India's Olympics history". The Sports Campus.