Gurjinder to lead Junior India team for the Six Nation Sultan Johor Cup 2011

Junior India team for the Six Nation Sultan Johor Cup to be held in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, from 05-12 November 2011, announced.

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Gurjinder Singh (Captain) (File Photo: KSHA Super League held in Feb 2011)

The other teams participating are Australia, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand and Pakistan. The tournament shall be played at Taman Daya Stadium, Johor Bahru on a round robin format with the final and other position matches on 12 November.

Devindar Walmiki (Vice-Captain of Junior India) with veteran Lehnn Aiyappa and Brother Yuvraj Walmiki (File Photo: KSHA Super League held in Feb 2011)Devindar

Devindar Walmiki (Vice-Captain of Junior India) with veteran Lehnn Aiyappa and Brother Yuvraj Walmiki (File Photo: KSHA Super League held in Feb 2011)

Selection Trials for the Indian team for this tournament were conducted at SAI Centre, Bangalore on 14 & 15 October and witnessed by Hockey India Selectors Col. Balbir Singh, BP Govinda and Syed Ali. The trials were conducted after all probables underwent the Medical Age Proof Verification tests as prescribed by Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports.

India Matches Schedule
05 Nov India v Korea
06 Nov India v Australia
08 Nov India v Pakistan
09 Nov India v New Zealand
11 Nov India v Malaysia
12 Nov Final and Classification Matches

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