Hockey India Unveils Core Probables for Junior Men’s National Coaching Camp

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In a significant development for Indian hockey, Hockey India has announced a 40-player core probable group for the upcoming Junior Men’s National Coaching Camp. The camp is set to commence on June 16, 2024, at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Bengaluru.

Prior to this camp, the Indian Junior Men’s Team embarked on a European tour, playing five matches against strong opponents. They faced Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands club team Bredase Hockey Vereniging Push. Notably, India secured a thrilling 2-2 (4-2 SO) win against Belgium in their first game.

Hockey India’s Coaching Camp

The coaching camp, led by Coach Janardhana C B and overseen by Hockey India’s High-Performance Director Herman Kruis, will run for an extensive 63 days, concluding on August 18. During this period, the young players will undergo intensive training sessions to hone their skills and teamwork.

The core probable group comprises a mix of talented players across different positions. Notable names include:

Goalkeepers: Prince Deep Singh, Bikramjit Singh, Ashwani Yadav, Adarsh G, and Ali Khan.

Defenders: Sharda Nand Tiwari, Sukhvinder, Amir Ali, Rohit, Yogember Rawat, Manoj Yadav, Anmol Ekka, Prashant Barla, Akash Sorong, Sundaram Rajawat, Anand Y, and Talem Priyo Barta.

Midfielders: Ankit Pal, Rosan Kujur, Thounaojam Ingalemba Luwang, Mukesh Toppo, Thokchom Kingson Singh, Ritik Kujur, Ankush, Jeetpal, Chandan Yadav, Manmeet Singh, Vachan H A, Govind Nag, Bipin Billavara Ravi.

Forwards: Mohit Karma, Sourabh Anand Kushwaha, Araijeet Singh Hundal, Gurjot Singh, Mohd. Konain Dad, Prabhdeep Singh, Dilraj Singh, Arshdeep Singh, Mohd. Zaid Khan, and Gursewak Singh.

Coach Janardhana C B emphasized the camp’s significance in preparing for future international competitions. The goal is to develop a cohesive and formidable team capable of taking on any challenge.

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