featurehockey14 days ago

FIH Series Finals | India has to get ready for next round of Olympics qualifiers from now, reckons Prabodh Tirkey

Former India international Prabodh Tirkey has opined that the FIH Series Finals is an easy tournament for the Indians and they have to prepare well for the FIH Olympic Qualifiers to get an Olympic ticket. Prabodh was the captain of India when they failed to make it to the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey16 days ago

FIH Series Finals | You can’t take a team lightly in these competitions, says Akashdeep Singh

Akashdeep Singh has mentioned that one cannot take a particular team for granted in a competition like the FIH Series Finals where a lot of lower-ranked teams are involved. In the third game of the tournament in Bhubaneswar, the Indian men defeated Uzbekistan by a huge margin of 10-0.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey20 days ago

FIH Series Finals | India’s finishing was very good today, believes Manpreet Singh

After India’s commanding win against Russia by 10-0 goals in the first game of the FIH Series Finals, Manpreet Singh is of the belief that the team’s finishing was very good up front. Manpreet also praised the forward duo of Ramandeep Singh and Akashdeep Singh for their efforts in the match.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey24 days ago

FIH Series Finals | I felt helpless when I saw India lose matches at World Cup, reveals Ramandeep Singh

As he was ruled out from the 2018 World Cup due to an injury, Ramandeep Singh has now revealed about how helpless he felt when he saw India falter at the global showpiece event. Ramandeep also mentioned that he is ecstatic at being called up to feature for the national team after a gap of 348 days.
Press Release
newshockeya month 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
newshockeya month ago

FIH Series Finals | Manpreet Singh, Birendra Lakra aim at rectifying old mistakes

Skipper Manpreet Singh has stated that the Indian hockey team would want to capitalise on the goal-scoring chances during the FIH Series Finals. Vice-captain Birendra Lakra also echoed the captain’s comments and said that the coach is helping the team rectify the mistakes through video analysis.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockeya month ago

FIH Series Finals | We have selected well-balanced group including Ramandeep Singh and Varun Kumar, asserts Graham Reid

Indian men’s hockey coach Graham Reid has stated that they have selected a well-balanced team for the FIH Series Finals by including striker Ramandeep Singh and defender Varun Kumar. Reid said that the Indian team’s focus during the tournament in June will be on the consistency of performance.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockeya month ago

FIH Series Finals | Ramandeep Singh returns to national squad as Hockey India announces 18-member team

Hockey India has announced the 18-member squad for the FIH Series Finals which will be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from June 6-15. Ramandeep Singh has returned to the Manpreet Singh-led national team after a gap of nine months while Birendra Lakra has been named the vice-captain.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey8 months ago

Hockey India calls 34 players for National Camp ahead of Men’s World Cup

Hockey India has called 34 players to form a core group for the National Camp ahead of the Men’s World Cup to be held in Bhubaneswar from November 28. The players will report to chief coach Harendra Singh for the 23-day long camp at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar which will begin on November 1.
Press Release
newshockey9 months ago

Hockey India selects 25 players for national camp to be held in Bhubaneswar

Hockey India has named a 25-player core group for the national camp which is scheduled to begin on September 16 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The players will report to the chief coach of the national team Harendra Singh for the training camp which will conclude on October 14.
SportsCafe Desk