featurehockeya month ago

FIH Series Finals | India is stepping in the right way, opines Vickram Kanth

Former India international Vickram Kanth is of the opinion that the Indian hockey team is stepping in the right direction with a good mix of a lot of youngsters and a handful of seniors in the side. Kanth also stated that new chief coach Graham Reid has to quickly get into the Indian set-up.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey2 months ago

FIH Series Finals | India shouldn’t take their matches loosely, asserts Lazarus Barla

Former Olympian Lazarus Barla has stated that the Indian hockey team should not take the matches in the FIH Series Finals lightly. The former defender also said that the Hockey India has selected the best available team for the tournament which will be the first step for the Olympic qualification.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey2 months ago

32 players to join National Camp in Bhubaneswar ahead of FIH Series Finals

After the conclusion of the series in Australia, the Hockey India has announced a list of 32 players for the Senior National Camp at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar ahead of the FIH Series Finals at the same venue. The camp, under the guidance of chief coach Graham Reid, will begin from Monday.
Press Release
reporthockey2 months ago

India men’s tour of Australia | India end tour with second one-sided defeat against Australia

The Indian men’s hockey team ended their tour to Australia by losing 2-5 against the Kookaburras. Trent Mitton (11’, 24’), Flynn Ogilvie (3’), Blake Govers (28’) and Tim Brand (43’) scored for Australia while Nilakanta Sharma (12’) and Rupinderpal Singh (53’) found the back of the net for India.
Press Release
reporthockey2 months ago

India Men's tour of Australia | Sumit Kumar’s brace helps India beat Australia A 3-0

Sumit Kumar junior scored two back-to-back goals after Rupinder Pal Singh had opened the scoring for the visiting Indian side to help them register a 3-0 win against Australia A in Perth. The Indian men’s hockey team is on an Australia tour and will play the senior Aussie team next week.
Press Release
newshockey3 months ago

18-member Indian hockey squad named for Australia Tour

Young midfielder Jaskaran Singh from Jalandhar would get to make his international debut while veteran defender Rupinder Pal Singh would make a comeback as Hockey India announced India’s 18-man squad for Australian Tour. This will be the first series under Chief Coach Graham Reid.
Press Release
newshockey6 months ago

Sardar Singh included in Hockey India selection committee

Former skipper Sardar Singh has been named in the 13-member selection committee of Hockey India which is headed by another former player BP Govinda. Sardar had earlier announced his retirement from the game after India’s disappointing performance at the Asian Games in August last year. 
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey6 months ago

After sacking, Harendra Singh blasts Hockey India's interfernce in team selection

In a letter to SAI, Harendra Singh has lashed out at the senior officials of Hockey India and revealed that he was asked to remove the names of Rupinderpal Singh, SV Sunil, and Birendra Lakra from the World Cup squad. India suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Netherlands in the quarter-finals.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey8 months ago

A player of Rupinder Pal Singh’s experience deserved one more chance, says Sardar Singh

Former captain Sardar Singh has sated that in big events like the upcoming Hockey World cup a player with experience is a huge asset and that’s why Rupinder Pal Singh deserved a place in the World cup squad. Rupinder was not picked for the World Cup by the selectors for his poor recent run.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey8 months ago

Surprised by Rupinder Pal Singh’s exclusion, says Thomas Briels

Belgium Hockey team captain Thomas Briels has stated that he is surprised that Rupinder Pal Singh has not been included in the Indian World Cup squad. Apart from Singh, SV Sunil was also excluded, though his exclusion seems to have come on the back of an injury he sustained during practice.
SportsCafe Desk