Indian Men’s Hockey Team Returns to National Camp Ahead of Commonwealth Games 2022


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The Indian Men’s Hockey team returned to their base after an eventful month spent in Europe. The team was playing FIH Hockey, where India failed to maintain their position and had to head back to India. The team won against Belgium and the Netherlands in the headers game before coming back to Bengaluru. 

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Hockey India has named thirty-one players for the Birmingham Games and will fly to England on 23rd July. The first game will be played on 31s July a month later, and India is placed in Pool B amongst England, Canada, and Wales. India will face Ghana in the first round of robin league games. Manpreet Singh will lead the team to their victory in the CWG 2022.

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The player will take a short break of a couple of days before preparing for the CWG. Chief Coach Graham Reid said, “The players got a brief six-day break to go spend time with their families after the FIH Pro League matches in Europe. I believe this break has helped players return feeling fresh, both mentally and physically. For the next three weeks, we are going to focus on improving our performance in FIH Pro League where we had the opportunity to play against the best teams in the world.” 

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Indian Men’s Hockey Team Returns to National Camp Ahead of Commonwealth Games 2022

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Manpreet Singh, Hardik Singh, Shamsher Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Akashdeeo Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Gurjant Singh, Mandeep Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Sukhjeet Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Abhishek, Gursahibjit Singh, Mandeep More Sanjay, Mohd Raheel Mauseen, Sumit, Moirangthem Rabindrachandra Singh, Gurinder Singh, Jaskaran, Ashis Kumar Topno, and Shilanand Lakra.

These are the selected squads for the Birmingham Games.

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