As we bid farewell to another remarkable year, the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) extends warm and festive greetings to the entire hockey family across the continent. This is a time to come together, celebrate the spirit of unity, and embrace the joy that the season brings.
President Fumio Ogura expresses his heartfelt wishes to all members of the Asian hockey community. “As we reflect on the challenges and triumphs of the past year, I extend my sincerest gratitude to all stakeholders, more exclusively to the athletes as well as the AHF partners who contributed to the growth and success of Asian hockey. May the upcoming year bring you joy, prosperity, and continued passion for the sport we all hold dear.”
President Ogura acknowledges the resilience and dedication displayed by the hockey family throughout the year, emphasizing that unity and collaboration remain at the core of the AHF’s mission. “In the spirit of sportsmanship, let us continue to build bridges, foster friendships, and promote the values of teamwork and fair play that make hockey a truly exceptional sport.”
Senior Vice-President Yokoyama Hide echoes these sentiments, emphasizing the importance of solidarity within the Asian hockey community. “On behalf of the AHF, I extend my warmest wishes for a joyful holiday season and a prosperous New Year. It has been an honor to witness the dedication and passion displayed by our hockey enthusiasts across Asia.”
Yokoyama Hide emphasizes the role of sports in transcending boundaries and fostering cultural exchange. “Hockey has the power to bring people together, transcending differences and creating lasting connections. Let us continue to work collaboratively to elevate the standard of Asian hockey and inspire future generations to embrace the sport.”
As we celebrate the festive season and approach a new year, the Asian Hockey Federation remains committed to promoting the growth, development, and inclusivity of hockey throughout the continent. May the coming year be filled with shared successes, memorable moments on the field, and strengthened bonds within the hockey family.
On behalf of the AHF leadership, we extend our warmest wishes for a joyous holiday season and a prosperous New Year. Let the spirit of hockey continue to unite us all.