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Hockey Federation in dilemma

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Bangladesh Hockey federation are in a quandary as their relived off German hockey coach Oliver Kurtz returned to Dhaka yesterday in order to have his job back.
The 46-year-old German, who was released from his post last week on the grounds of breach of contract, sought a meeting with the Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) president and Air Force chief Air Marshal Abu Esrar.
Local coach Mahbub Harun has been handed the charge of the team, which is currently in a training camp for the upcoming Asia Cup.
Kurtz was initially appointed for three months last September to guide Bangladesh in the Hockey World League Round-2, and then his contract was extended till October this year.


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