The Indian men's hockey team performed well in their recently concluded preparatory tour to the Netherlands where they defeated the national side twice and also played five games against top clubs of country.
India qualified for the FIH World League Round 3 (Semi-Final) by winning all the matches of the Round 2 tournament held at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here in February.
The FIH World League Round 3 (Semi-Final) is a qualification tournament for the FIH Men's World Cup 2014 to be held at The Hague, Netherlands.
Goalkeepers: P.R.Sreejesh, P.T. Rao, Sreenivasa Rao Katharu, Nanak Singh.
Full backs: V.R. Raghunath, Sandeep Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Harbir Singh Sandhu.
Half Backs: Sardar Singh, Kothajit Singh, Manpreet Singh, M.B. Aiyappa, Gurmail Singh and Vivek Dhar
Forwards: S.V. Sunil, Gurvinder Singh Chandi, Chinglensana Singh, Shivendra Singh, Danish Mujtaba, S.K. Uthappa, Pradhan Sommanna, Nithin Thimmaiah, Yuvraj Walmiki, Dharamvir Singh, Akashdeep Singh, M.G. Poonacha, Amit Rohidas, Sampath Kumar Maylaram, Pardeep Mor, Prabhdeep Singh, P.L. Thimmanna, Sukhdev Singh, Gurpreet Singh.
--IANS (Posted on 14-05-2013)