Young faces in Indian Team for Hero Hockey World League Final

New Delhi, 8 January 2014: Indian Men Hockey team is announced for the forthcoming Hero Hockey World League Final Delhi 2014 to be played at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi from 10-18 January 2014.

Affan Yousuf

Affan Yousuf

Mid-fielder Sardar Singh, who has 174 international caps, will lead the team and Goalkeeper P R Sreejesh (88 International Matches) will be the vice-captain of the 18 member squad, which includes young players like Harjot Singh (Goalkeeper), Affan Yousuf.

Affan was in stand-bys for Hero Hockey Junior World Cup 2013, where India finished at 10 place, while Harjot Singh, Amit Rohidas, Kothajit Singh, Manpreet Singh and Mandeep Singh were part of the Indian Junior Men’s Team for the world cup. Danish Mujtaba, who was called for the camp after a surgery, is not included while Yuvraj Walmiki is recalled in the team after staying wilderness for more than a year. Continue reading →