It was worth waiting for the moment where Indian Men’s Hockey Team will be the season opener for Hockey Pro League 2022-23
Indian Men’s Hockey team has reported on 3rd October in SAI, Bengaluru for a three-week National Coaching Camp.
New Delhi, 01 October 2022:
In order to prepare for the FIH Hockey Pro League 2022-2023 season opener in Bhubaneswar, Hockey India appointed a 33-member core probable group on Saturday. The national coaching camp will begin on October 3rd and run through October 2022. At the renowned Kalinga hockey Stadium, the Indian squad will compete against both New Zealand and Spain.
The FIH Hockey Pro League 2022–23 will give us knowledge of the areas that need improvement before to the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar–Rourkela, according to Chief Coach Graham Reid.
The Group Includes:
The core group for the national camp includes experienced goalkeeper PR Sreejesh, Krishan B Pathak and Pawan. Few defenders would be Jarmanpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh, Sumit have been included in the list along with midfielders Manpreet Singh, Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad.
Forwards Akashdeep Singh, Gurjant Singh, Maninder Singh, Mohd. Raheel Mouseen.
Abhishek, Dilpreet Singh and Sukhjeet Singh have been named in the core group.
The matches against Spain and New Zealand are important outing for us and the players are upbeat and excited about the upcoming months of hockey.
In their opening match on 28th October, India will take on New Zealand. They will play Spain next on 30th October. India will play their next double-header game against New Zealand on 4th November followed by their second match against Spain on 6th November. The team will move to Bhubaneswar on 21st October after a three-week camp in SAI, Bengaluru.
“We have chosen some fresh names in the core group who have shown great potential and are eager to perform when given a chance”