After returning to India from a successful first tournament as Captain of the Indian Men's Hockey Team which saw World No. 5 team defeat New Zealand 5-0 in the Final, Harmanpreet Singh seemed delighted with the way his team performed at the Olympic Test Event, and says that he took immense pride in leading the country at the highest level for the first time.
After a tough 1-2 loss against New Zealand in their second match of the Olympic Test Event, the Indian Men's Hockey team booked their place in the Final after defeating Japan 6-3 in their third match of the tournament held here at the Oi Hockey Stadium on Tuesday.
24-year-old Mandeep is one the most experienced players in the team, with only veterans SV Sunil and Kothajit Singh Khadangbam having won more International Caps than the Forward player.
Hockey Karnataka today announced the return of their marquee annual hockey extravaganza the Dolo-650 Bangalore Cup invitation All India Hockey Tournament (Men) to begin on 10 August 2019 at the Field Marshal KM Cariappa Hockey Arena, Bengaluru.
Harmanpreet Singh has come a long way in the Indian Men's Hockey Team, and has gained a repute of being a reliable drag-flicker, defender in the current Indian squad.
INDIA BEGAN THEIR CAMPAIGN in the Men's FIH Series Finals in an emphatic fashion, beating Russia 10-0.
The team will be led by Manpreet Singh and Vice-Captained by Birendra Lakra; Striker Ramandeep Singh returns to the squad after over nine months of injury break
The former Australian Defender and Midfielder was part of the National Squad that won Silver at 1992 Barcelona Olympics; Reid will take charge ahead of team's preparations for FIH Men's Series Final Bhubaneswar, Odisha 2019
Vivek Sagar Prasad (1'), Sumit Kumar (Junior) (7'), Varun Kumar (18', 25'), Surender Kumar (19'), Simranjeet Singh (29'), Nilakanta Sharma (36'), Mandeep Singh (50', 51') Amit Rohidas (55') score in India's win
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