Indian hockey camp from September 5

Indian hockey camp from September 5

The preparatory camp of the Indian men’s hockey team will take place from September 5-29 at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.

The team is gearing up for men’s Hockey World League Final to be held in Raipur (Chhattisgarh) from November 27 to December 6.

“The 26-member team, led by Sardar Singh, will be gauged on their skills and will be undergoing meticulous training sessions to prepare themselves for the most awaited tournament of the year,” HI said in a statement.

Commenting on the preparatory camp, Roelant Oltmans, Director High Performance, Hockey India and chief coach said: “The upcoming tournament is very important as here the team will be actually put to test as it will be a platform to understand their strengths and where all do they lack before playing the Olympics next year. The team at this point is very high on its confidence be it the youngsters or the most experienced player, each one is playing with the sole motive to win.”

Meanwhile, Hero Moto Corp has been announced the title sponsor of Hockey World League Final.

Squad: Goalkeepers: PR Sreejesh, Harjot Singh, Akash Chikte; Defenders: Birender Lakra, Kothajit Singh, VR Raghunath, Jasjit Singh Kular, Rupinder Pal Singh, Gurjinder Singh, Pardeep Mor; Midfielders: Sardar Singh, Chinglensana Singh, SK Uthappa, Satbir Singh, Danish Mujtaba, Devinder Walmiki, Manpreet Singh, Dharamvir Singh; Forwards: SV Sunil, Ramandeep Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Talwinder Singh, Lalit Upadhyay, Mohd. Amir Khan, Nikkin Thimmaiah.

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