Hockey India Responds To Former Indian Women’s Team Coach Sjoerd Marijne’s Comments About Pending Dues

Previous women’s hockey workforce main mentor Sjoerd Marijne’s “whole and ultimate” salary was stopped on the tips of Hockey India (Hi) just after he was denied a ‘No Objection Certificate’ for failing to return his official notebook, which, in accordance to the Dutchman, is on its way to India now. In accordance to Sporting activities Authority of India (SAI) resources, Marijne’s 6-working day salary, amounting to USD 1800, is on hold. His tenure finished just after India’s creditable fourth-position finish in the Olympic Game titles in Tokyo. Hi confirmed that it experienced not issued a No Objection Certificate to crystal clear Marijne’s remaining part of salary amounting to USD 1800 which is of equivalent benefit of the notebook.

Condemning Marijne for going community on the situation, Hi said the non-return of the notebook amounted to facts theft and penal action must be taken against him.

Marijne, centered in Den Bosch, said he took the notebook with him for maintenance just after it broke down in August and has now despatched it back again.

“Until thirty first July 2021 all his dues were being cleared and an quantity of just USD 1800 is pending with us for his doing work times from August 1 to six which we will crystal clear just after getting the official notebook as for every the agreement,” a SAI source advised PTI.

“The SAI held his pending payments just after getting official intimation from Hockey India, which suggested us not to give him NOC as he has still not submitted his official notebook.”

The SAI source, even so, said that as before long as they acquire the official notebook, they will crystal clear his payment.

When contacted, Marijne advised PTI from Den Bosch in the Netherlands that he expects a “whole and ultimate” settlement with his previous employer to be accomplished by future 7 days.

“If you ask about my dues, a considerable quantity is pending with SAI. But I am in continuous contact with SAI officials and they have assured me that it will be cleared as as before long (whole an ultimate payment) they acquire the official notebook.

“Essentially what occurred is that during the Olympics my notebook presented to me by employer obtained ruined and when my agreement expired I introduced it along with me to get it fixed in the Netherlands but it failed to take place.

“So, I experienced despatched the notebook back again to India and I guess they will acquire it by this 7 days,” he said.

“I experienced a extremely happy and successful affiliation with India and SAI and the SAI officials have ensured me that as before long as they acquire the notebook, they will crystal clear my dues. So I am not bothered at all.”

Hi, even so, condemned Marijne for trying to “tarnish Indian athletics administration” and even went to the extent of stating that the non-return of the notebook amounted to facts theft and penal action must be taken against him.

“Not returning the notebook issued to him amounts to facts theft since it incorporates tremendous amounts of essential facts on Indian gamers. We propose to acquire needed penal action against Marijne to facilitate the restoration of the notebook and the facts it holds,” Hi Secretary Standard Rajinder Singh said in a assertion.

“Hi would like to unequivocally condemn the malicious try to paint a dark photograph of Indian athletics administration by previous Mr Sjoerd Marijne.

“We are really disappointed that despite having the chance to have an really worthwhile job here in India offered by SAI , this is the variety of a reaction we notice just after completion of his tenure.”

Hi said Marijne has been compensated his salary till August seven, 2021 and is owed only a stability quantity of USD 1800, which is of equivalent benefit with the notebook which he is nonetheless to return.

“He is also still because of to file his report on the Olympics Game titles 2020…It is disappointing that persons from specific European nations around the world occur to India for worthwhile careers, even so want to criticise the institution at the time they have departed.

“We have also witnessed not too long ago the reaction once more of specific European nations around the world to the Indian athletes successful FIH Annual Awards, which does not discuss nicely of them.”

The Indian women’s hockey workforce stunned all and sundry by finishing fourth in the quadrennial function less than Marijne’s steering.

Upon returning property, they gained a grand welcome from all quarters with Uttar Pradesh govt felicitating the workforce users in Lucknow on August 19 with cash awards.

The UP govt gave away Rs 50 lakh each and every to the women’s hockey workforce users and Rs ten lakh each and every to the assist employees but Marijne could not go to the function because of to his particular commitments and he is still awaiting his reward.

“Yeah, I am also in conversation with the UP govt officials. Essentially, I could not go to the function and so there were being some troubles with information of my financial institution account, which have been settled now,” Marijne said.


Reacting to the situation of prize cash, Singh said, “The Indian athletics ecosystem and Hi hold the athlete at the maximum regard. Any prize cash or efficiency incentive is prioritised for them and rightly so.

“The payment of any this sort of prize cash is presented at the discretion of the Point out and corporate. A mentor, getting a salary for a certain job are not able to hold himself in the exact mild and need this.

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