Brand consultants and talent representation agency Cornerstone Sport has inked management deal with India’s drag-flick specialist Rupinder Pal Singh.
The deal was announced by Cornerstone Sports. The agency will work with the ace Indian full back for his brand endorsements, commercial engagements and appearances, an agency release has stated.
“I am happy to be the first Hockey player to sign up with Cornerstone, which manages sporting luminaries like Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, K. L. Rahul, Sunil Chhetri and Deepa Malik, to name just a few,” Rupinder said.
“Hockey is witnessing a resurgence in India, thanks to the consistency of the national team. People from different walks of life are recognising and appreciating the efforts being put in by the players. I hope to do whatever I can to steer Indian Hockey to greater heights,” he added.
Bunty Sajdeh, CEO of Cornerstone Sport, said: “We are happy to have Rupinder Pal Singh on board. This will be the first time we will be representing a member of the Indian Hockey team. He is an outstanding player, who will go from strength to strength in the years to come. We look forward to working together and exploring new opportunities.”
Rupinder has been an important and regular member of the national hockey team since for the past seven years. The drag-flicker has till date scored 77 international goals in 183 international games.
Rupinder was a member of the hockey team that won the Gold at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, in 2014. He was also part of the squad that bagged gold at the Asian Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy in 2011 and 2016. He was part of the squad that won the Asia Cup in 2017 and bronze at the Hockey World League Final in December last year.