India Start Preparation of Jr World Cup 2016

24 April 2014: Hockey India announced names of 60 players for the Junior Men coaching camp at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi commencing from 25 April 2014, which will be reduced to 33 core probables on 3rd and 4th May 2014. The coaching camp of the junior men core probables will continue till 6 June 2014.

Harjeet Singh (Punjab): Man of the Tournament in action against Odisha

Harjeet Singh (Punjab) and Sumit Toppo (Odisha) in action during Junior Nationals at Chennai

With this camp India, the hosts of next FIH Junior Men Hockey World Cup 2016, expects to be ready with a strong team for the quadrennial event, which scheduled to take place in India from 1-11 December 2016.

The 60 campers of junior age category were selected by the Selectors B P Govinda, Arjun Halappa alongwith Director High Performance Roelant Oltmans, Haribinder Singh and Harendra Singh, Coach Junior Men Hockey Team on the basis of their performance in the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship held at Chennai from 24 March- 6 April 2014 and 4th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship held at Lucknow from 27 February – 23 March 2014. Continue reading →