Parminder in action at Seoul Olympic Games 1988

Parminder Saini

 
 

Parminder Singh Saini

 Date and place of Birth 19.09.1957 in Kisumu, Kenya
 Primary School Miwani Primary School
 Secondary School Kisumu Boys High School
 Club Kisumu Simba Union
 Playing position Left Wing
 First international 05.09.1981 v India at Loisano,Italy
 Last international 13.02.1993 v Zimbabwe in Nairobi
 Olympic Games Los Angeles 1984; Seoul 1988

 
 
 
 

Olympic Games

 Games

 Date

 Phase

 Match

 Goals

 Los Angeles 1984 30.07.1984 Group B

 Kenya 1 - Great Britain 2

 0

 Los Angeles 1984 01.08.1984 Group B Kenya 0 - Pakistan 3

 0

 Los Angeles 1984 03.08.1984 Group B Kenya 3 - Canada 2

 2

 Los Angeles 1984 05.08.1984 Group B Kenya 1 - New Zealand 4

 0

 Los Angeles 1984 07.08.1984 Group B Kenya 0 - Netherlands 3

 0

 Los Angeles 1984 08.08.1984 Class 9 - 12 Kenya 1 - U.S.A. 1

 1

 Los Angeles 1984 10.08.1984 Class 9 - 10 Kenya 1 - Canada 0

 0

 Seoul 1988 18.09.1988 Group A Kenya 1 - Australia 7

 0

 Seoul 1988 20.09.1988 Group A Kenya 0 - Pakistan 8

 0

 Seoul 1988 22.09.1988 Group A Kenya 2 - Spain 4

 0

 Seoul 1988 24.09.1988 Group A Kenya 1 - Netherlands 2

 0

 Seoul 1988 26.09.1988 Group A Kenya 1 - Argentina 5

 0

 Seoul 1988 28.09.1988 Class 9 - 12 Kenya 2 - Korea 5

 0

 Seoul 1988 29.09.1988 Class 11 - 12 Kenya 1 - Canada 3

 0

 
 
 
 

Parminder Singh (Kake) Saini was born on 19 September 1957 in Kisumu, Kenya.

He studied at Miwani Primary School, Kisumu and Kisumu Boys High School.

He played hockey for Kisumu Boys High School up to 1976.

He went to UK for further studies in 1976 and studied at Langley College, Slough, Berkshire.  

He joined Slough Hockey Club, one of the top hockey clubs in the country at the time and played for the club's 1st team until 1979.

He returned to Kenya in 1979 and joined Kisumu Simba Union Club.

He represented Kenya at the six nations tournament in Loisano, Italy where he earned his first international cap when he was selected to play against India on 5 September 1981.

He captained Kenya at the East African Championship in Tanga, Tanzania in 1983.

He played in the test series against India in Kenya and captained the team in the 4th test match in June 1983.

He was selected to represent Kenya at Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games.

He represented Kenya at the All African Games in Nairobi in August 1987.

He played at the Lada Classic Tournament in Luton, England in August 1988.

He was selected to represent Kenya at Seoul 1988 Olympic Games.

He played at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tournaments in India.

He played for Africa in the inaugural Inter-Continent Tournament played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in December 1990.

He played his last international match against Zimbabwe in Nairobi on 13 February 1993.

After retiring from playing, he coached Kisumu Simba Union.

He was Manager of Kenya team at the All Africa Games in South Africa in 1999.

He was the vice chairman of Kenya Hockey Union from 2014 to 2015 and is currently a technical advisor.