The Asian Hockey Federation condoles the passing away of Mr. Satwant Singh Dhaliwal, who was a renowned sports journalist in Malaysia. He passed away on Friday, 14 Oct 2022.
Mr Satwant was a former hockey athlete. He held key positions in the hockey circuit of Malaysia. He remained secretary general of the Johor Baru Hockey Association. He was an avid sports journalist. He made quite a name for himself with his critical style of writing. He contribution by pen to the hockey in Malaysia is widely regarded as an integral.
Offering words of condolence for the bereaved family, President AHF Fumio Ogura said: “It is very saddening to learn of this loss. I will pray for the departed and also that his family find solace in this tough time.”
Expressing his grief over the matter, AHF Chief Executive & Secretary General, Dato Tayyab Ikram said: “I am shocked to hear of this. I am a great admirer of the work of Mr Satwant – for which he had my utmost respect. This is indeed sad news. I pray that the departed soul finds peace, and that his family and friends can find the courage to cope with this immense loss.”