Contemporary from a memorable tour of Europe, the 33-member core possible group of the Indian males’s hockey workforce will return to the SAI Centre in Bengaluru on Saturday for the nationwide teaching camp forward of the Hockey Professional League matches towards Argentina.
The 18-day camp will conclude on March 31 earlier than the workforce departs for the FIH Hockey Professional League towards Argentina in Buenos Aires.
Of their maiden project of the 12 months, the Indian workforce led by PR Sreejesh secured a 6-1 win and 1-1 draw towards Germany adopted by 1-1 draw and 3-2 win over Nice Britain.
“The workforce was given a quick three-day break to go meet their households earlier than they return to the nationwide camp on Saturday,” chief coach Graham Reid mentioned in a press release issued by Hockey India.
“I believe this break was wanted to refresh mentally because the upcoming weeks are going to be fairly intense as we put together for the FIH Hockey Professional League matches towards Argentina,” he added.
The Indian workforce has performed six matches within the FIH Hockey Professional League thus far and are at present positioned fifth on the factors desk behind desk toppers Belgium adopted by Netherlands, Australia and Germany.
India will resume its maiden marketing campaign within the coveted Hockey Professional League on April 11 after they tackle Olympic champions Argentina in back-to-back away video games.
“We’re trying ahead to resuming our marketing campaign within the FIH Hockey Professional League. Getting good competitors in Europe was actually crucial forward of the Professional League matches.
“We have been in good nick after we performed Netherlands, Belgium and Australia final 12 months and we wish to deliver our ‘A’ recreation to the fore within the upcoming matches,” acknowledged Reid.
The core possible group for the nationwide teaching camp stays unchanged.
Core Possible Listing:
Goalkeepers: PR Sreejesh, Krishan B Pathak, Suraj Karkera.
Defenders: Birendra Lakra, Rupinder Pal Singh, Surender Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Kothajit Singh Khadangbam, Harmanpreet Singh, Gurinder Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar, Dipsan Tirkey, Nilam Sanjeep Xess.
Midfielders: Manpreet Singh, Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Nilakanta Sharma, Sumit, Jaskaran Singh, Rajkumar Pal, Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad.
Forwards: SV Sunil, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Lalit Upadhyay, Ramandeep Singh, Simranjeet Singh, Shamsher Singh, Gurjant Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Gursahibjit Singh, Shilanand Lakra. PTI APA SSC SSC
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