newshockeya day ago

We want to finish on the podium at the World Cup in Bhubaneswar, says PR Sreejesh

PR Sreejesh has backed his side to finish on the podium in this year’s 2018 Hockey Men's World Cup in Bhubaneswar which starts on November 18 in Odisha. Sreejesh also added that the Indians are more elated after they moved to fifth in the FIH rankings update after their performance in Netherlands.
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newshockey10 days ago

Asian Games 2018 | PR Sreejesh to lead team in Jakarta; Sardar retained as well

PR Sreejesh has been chosen to lead the Indian team that also includes Rupinder Pal Singh, Akashdeep Singh, and Sardar Singh, at the 2018 Asian Games, Hockey India announced today. It was also revealed that Chinglensana will act as Sreejesh’s deputy for the tournament which will be held in August.
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newshockey16 days ago

We believed we could beat Australia and played with that spirit, says PR Sreejesh

PR Sreejesh has stated that the Indian hockey team was always confident of beating Australia in the final and the players played with that attitude. He also stated that players took the game to the next level in Breda showing encouraging signs ahead of the Asian Games and the World Cup at home.
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newshockeya month ago

PR Sreejesh: Champions Trophy will be a reality check for us ahead of World Cup

India hockey team captain PR Sreejesh revealed that the upcoming Champions Trophy would serve as a reality check ahead of this year’s anticipated World Cup. Sreejesh played down the game against Pakistan and said that all the matches are of equal importance across the course of the tournament.
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newshockeya month ago

Our job is to play good hockey, no matter whoever the coach is, says Manpreet Singh

Former India hockey skipper Manpreet Singh, who was recently replaced by PR Sreejesh, has stated that the team is a close-knit group and remains unaffected with constant change in coaches. He also pointed out that the national team lacks consistency and called CWG failure an ‘insipid show’.
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newshockey2 months ago

PR Sreejesh feels Harendra Singh will help build a ‘homely atmosphere’

PR Sreejesh, who is back as captain of the hockey team, has insisted that Indians players are more comfortable with an Indian coach and new coach Harendra Singh will help in building a ‘homely atmosphere’ in the team. Sreejesh believed that there would be no translation problems with the new coach.
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newshockey2 months ago

Hockey India names 48 players for national camp ahead of FIH Champions Trophy

After a grilling three-week national camp, which included 55 players, Hockey India has announced a list of 48 players for a 21-day national camp ahead of the FIH men’s Champions Trophy in Breda, Netherlands. The camp will resume on May 28 at the Sports Authority of India facility in Bengaluru.
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newshockey4 months ago

CWG 2018: PR Sreejesh and SV Sunil aim to mentor and advise the young guns in the team

Indian hockey’s experienced duo of goalkeeper PR Sreejesh and striker SV Sunil, who have previously won medals in CWG, will look to lead youngsters at the Gold Coast. The striker also added that they will always look to motivate the boys rather than scold them if and when they falter.
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newshockey4 months ago

Analytical coach Chris Ciriello wants to inculcate the habit of winning in Indian hockey

Indian hockey team's analytical coach Chris Ciriello on Wednesday said his task, apart from improving the team's drag-flicking, is also to inculcate winning habit among players. The former Australian drag-flick specialist also said that many youngsters will be banking on Sreejesh’s experience.
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newshockey6 months ago

Four-Nations Invitational Tournament | India lose to Belgium in shootout

India’s brilliant second leg run in the Four-Nations Invitational Tournament ended in heartbreak as the side went down to Belgium in penalties after ending 4-4 in regulation time. In the other game of the day, Japan defeated New Zealand 4-1 in the shootout to clinch the bronze medal.
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