India U21 Men beat New Zealand 3-0, Women lost 0-1 to Netherlands in #VolvoTournament

After a convincing victory over Germany U-21 by 3-0 in the opening match, India U-21 Men Team won their second match against New Zealand U-21 by 3-0 in the Volvo International U-21 (Men) Tournament played at Breda, The Netherlands. In the women’s competition, Indian team lost to the hosts Netherlands by 0-1 in their opening match.

India Under-21 Men Hockey team listening to coach Harendra Singh during Volvo Invitational Tournament in Breda, Netherlands

India Under-21 Men Hockey team listening to coach Harendra Singh during Volvo Invitational Tournament in Breda, Netherlands

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India Boys beat Germany by 3-0, Girls to face Netherlands

India Under 21 Men Hockey team defeated Germany by 3-0 to start the Volvo Invitational U-21 (Men) Tournament 2015 on a winning note in Breda, Netherlands. Their women counterpart will start the campaign today (19th July) against the hosts Netherlands at 1630 IST with a hope to win and mark a good beginning.

Harmanpreet Singh and Harjeet Singh (Indian Hockey Player)

File photo of Harmanpreet Singh and Harjeet Singh who scored one goal each against Germany

The tournament witnessed an exciting face off between India and Germany where both the teams made crucial attempts to penetrate the defence of the other, however goals from Arman Qureshi, captain Harjeet Singh and drag-flick expert Harmanpreet Singh won the game for India. Continue reading →

India boys are geared up to face Germany in #VolvoTournament Opener

The India Junior Men Hockey Team is all geared up to start the Volvo Invitational U-21 Tournament 2015 on a positive note against Germany in Breda (Netherlands) tomorrow (18th July at 18:30 IST). The Junior Women hockey team of India will their first match against the Netherlands on 19th July.

India Under-21 Men Hockey team in a discussion with coach Harendra Singh before Volvo Invitational Tournament in Breda, Netherlands

India Under-21 Men Hockey team in a discussion with coach Harendra Singh before Volvo Invitational Tournament in Breda, Netherlands

Both the teams, India and Germany, are full of talented players who are gaining momentum to dish out a commendable performance as they seem in no mood to give the initial opening to the other team. Continue reading →

Schedule and Results: Volvo Invitational Tournament 2015 (U21 m/w), Breda

Volvo Invitational Tournament 2015:
Men and Women U21, Breda

Volvo Invitational Tournament 2015: Men and Women U21, Breda LogoVenue: Hockey Push, New Weft 97, 4817 GN Breda, Netherlands
From: 18th – 26th July, 2015

Participating teams in Volvo Invitational Tournament:
Under 21 Men: Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, England, India, New Zealand
Under 21 Women: Netherlands, England, Germany, China, New Zealand, India

Details Schedule, Results and Points Table of Volvo Invitational Tournament 2015 (Men and Women U21), Breda here: Continue reading →

Rani Rampal to lead Indian Girls in Volvo U-21 Women Tourney 2015 in Breda

With the Volvo International U-21 Women Tournament 2015 all set to commence on 19th July 2015 in Netherlands, Indian team was announced today for the tournament.

India Junior Women’s Hockey for the Volvo International U-21 Tournament 2015

India Junior Women’s Hockey for the Volvo International U-21 Tournament 2015

The tournament being played ahead of the 7th Women Asia Cup will help the team as well as the coaches to understand the loopholes and how best to better oneself before the all important tournament slated for September 2015. Continue reading →

Harjeet to lead India in Volvo U-21 Men Tourney 2015

The India Junior Men Team was announced today for the Volvo International U-21 Men Tournament 2015. The tournament will be played in the Netherlands from 18th July to 25th July 2015 in Breda.

India Junior Men's Hockey for the Volvo International U-21 Tournament

India Junior Men’s Hockey for the Volvo International U-21 Tournament 2015

Six teams will compete against each other in a Round-Robin format in the tournament. The Junior Hockey team of India will face the hosts Netherlands, Germany, England, Belgium and New Zealand will play for the top honors.

The Volvo International Tournament 2015 will provide a testing platform to the U-21 Men team, who are even gearing-up from the upcoming Men’s Junior Asian Cup 2015 in Malaysia and the FIH Junior World Cup 2016 (Men) 2016. Continue reading →