MUJTABA Danish < Back  
Sport Hockey
CGA India   
Gender Men
Born 20 Dec 1988 in Allahabad, IND
Height1.68 m
Weight 66 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence New Delhi, IND
Occupation Athlete
Languages Hindi, English
Higher education Jamia Milia University: New Delhi, IND
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited [UPPCL]: India
Name of coach Roelant Oltmans [national], NED
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Forward, Midfielder
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for India
General Interest
Hobbies Swimming, listening to music. (Facebook page, 17 Feb 2016)
Injuries He injured his right knee in May 2013 and required surgery, which kept him out of the sport until 2014. (indianexpress.com, 09 Apr 2014; zeenews.india.com, 04 May 2014)
Awards and honours He received the Kanshiram Khel Ratna award in 2010 and 2011. (Facebook page, 17 Feb 2016)
Famous relatives His grandfather Idris Ahmed, uncle Atif Idris, and older brother Hamza Mujtaba all represented India in hockey. (Facebook page, 17 Feb 2016)
Other information DABANG
He played for Dabang Mumbai in the 2016 edition of the professional Hockey India League [HIL]. He had previously played for the Delhi Waveriders. (sports.ndtv.com, 30 Jan 2014; hockeyindia.altiusrt.com, 16 Feb 2016)

CAPTAIN
He was the India captain at the 2013 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia. (khelnama.com, 06 Feb 2013)