Narinder Batra has decided to contest for re-election as International Hockey Federation (FIH) president in the governing body’s polls scheduled in May.
Batra, who became FIH president in 2016, confirmed his re-election bid in a letter to the FIH Congress dated February 18.
“In 2016, you gave me your trust in electing me as the twelfth President of the International Hockey Federation. In the last four years, I have done my best and put all my energy to enable FIH to fulfil its missions – in particular the development of hockey globally — add new objectives and steadily improve its management for the good of hockey,” Batra wrote.
“…The experience of the last five years, coupled with your numerous encouragements and my strong dedication, have convinced me that I should make myself available to pursue my mission at…