Hockey India named the 33 core probables for the upcoming Indian junior men’s national coaching camp scheduled to begin on Monday, August 12, at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru, campus. The camp will conclude on August 31.
The core probables will undergo a training and conditioning camp. The list includes goalkeepers Pawan, Prashant Kumar Chauhan and Sahil Kumar Nayak; defenders Suman Beck, Pratap Lakra, Sanjay, Sundram Singh Rajawat, Mandeep Mor, Parampreet Singh, Dinachandra Singh Moirangthem, Nabin Kujur, Sharda Nand Tiwari and Niraj Kumar Waribam. Sukhman Singh, Gregory Xess, Ankit Pal, Akashdeep Singh Jr., Vishnu Kant Singh, Gopi Kumar Sonkar, Vishal Antil, Surya NM, Maninder Singh, and Rabichandra Singh Moirangthem are the midfielders called-up for the national coaching camp.
Sudeep Chirmako, Rahul Kumar Rajbhar, Uttam Singh, S Karthi, Dilpreet Singh, Araijeet Singh Hundal, Amandeep Singh, Prabhjot Singh, Shivam Anand and Arshdeep Singh are the forwards.
The Indian junior men’s team is scheduled to take part in the 9th Sultan of Johor Cup 2019 in October, therefore the focus of the National Camp will be on maintaining the fitness and rhythm of the Core Probables. “The Core Probables selected for the national coaching camp remain the same from our last camp in July, and the aim for us is to make sure that the players maintain their fitness, agility and rhythm. Apart from that, we have the 9th Sultan of Johor Cup 2019 coming up later this year, and the camp will be utilized to make sure that we are preparing the core probables in the best way possible, and to make sure that they are prepared to compete against the teams participating in that tournament,” stated Director High Performance, David John.