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World League: Sardar Singh to lead India

New Delhi, Jan 8 : Hockey India on Wednesday announced its men team for the forthcoming Hero Hockey World League Final Delhi 2014 to be played at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi from Jan 10 to Jan 18.


The team will be led by Sardar Singh, who has to his credit of 174 caps, and will be supported by Vice-Captain P R Sreejesh who has played 88 internationals.

Speaking on the team for Hero Hockey World League Final, Hockey India Secretary General Narinder Batra told Hockey India website, "It's a great opportunity for every player to be playing this tournament. This will prove to be an ideal platform which is right before the World Cup, Commonwealth Games and Asian Games. Also this will be a big platform for young players in the team".

List of the 18 players is given below:

Goalkeepers:

1. PR Sreejesh (Vice-Captain)

2. Harjot Singh

Defenders:

3. Birendra Lakra

4. Rupinder Pal Singh

5. V R Raghunath

6. Kothajit Singh Khadangbam

7. Amit Rohidas

Midfielders:

8. Sardar Singh (Captain)

9. S K Uthappa

10. Dharamvir Singh

11. Manpreet Singh

12. Chinglensana Singh Kangujam

13. M B Aiyappa

Forwards:

14. Nikkin Thimmaiah

15. S V Sunil

16. Mandeep Singh

17. Affan Yousuf

18. Yuvraj Walmiki

--IBNS (Posted on 09-01-2014)

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