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Hockey India names 20-member Indian Men’s Team for the FIH Pro League matches in Belgium and Netherlands

Hockey India names 20-member Indian Men’s Team for the FIH Pro League matches in Belgium and Netherlands

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The team will be Captained by Amit Rohidas and Vice Captained by Harmanpreet Singh Hockey India on Thursday named the 20-member Indian Men's Hockey Team who will take on hosts Belgium and Netherlands in the last leg of the FIH Hockey Pro League 2021-22 season. The current table toppers India will play Belgium on 11th and 12th June in Antwerp, Belgium followed by matches against the Netherlands on 18th and 19th June in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The team will be Captained by Amit Rohidas and Vice Captained by Harmanpreet Singh. The 20-member squad includes goalkeepers Suraj Karkera, Sreejesh Parattu Raveendran, defenders Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Jugraj Singh and Jarmanpreet Singh. Midfield features experienced Manpreet Singh, Hardik Singh, Shamsher ...
Hockey India names 22-member Indian Men’s Team for the FIH Pro League matches against Germany

Hockey India names 22-member Indian Men’s Team for the FIH Pro League matches against Germany

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Hockey India on Monday named the 22-member Indian Men's Hockey Team who will take on Germany in the upcoming FIH Men's Hockey Pro League double-header on 14th and 15th April 2022 at the iconic Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The team will be Captained by Amit Rohidas and Vice-Captained by Harmanpreet Singh. The 22-member squad includes goalkeepers PR Sreejesh, Krishan Bahadur Pathak, and defenders Varun Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Surender Kumar, Jugraj Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh, and Gurinder Singh. The midfield will see Nilakanta Sharma, Manpreet Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Shamsher Singh, Hardik Singh, and Moirangthem Rabichandra Singh while the forward line will feature Sukhjeet Singh, Abhishek, Mandeep Singh, Shilanand Lakra, Dilpreet Singh, Lalit K...
FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup: India to play for bronze after semi-final loss to Netherlands

FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup: India to play for bronze after semi-final loss to Netherlands

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The Indian women’s hockey team lost to three-time champions the Netherlands 3-0. India will play England next for the bronze medal on Tuesday. India lost their FIH Hockey Women's Junior World Cup 2022 semi-finals against three-time champions the Netherlands 3-0 at the North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa on Sunday. The Indian women’s hockey team stayed in the match even after Tessa Beetsma (11’) gave the Dutch team an early lead but two late goals by Luna Fokke (52’) and Jip Dicke (53’) ended the resistance. India will face England in the bronze medal match on Tuesday. The final will be played between the Netherlands and Germany on the same day. Incidentally, India’s best finish at the Junior Women’s Hockey World Cup to date is a bronze medal win in 2013. Curiou...
Women’s FIH Pro League: India stun defending champions Netherlands

Women’s FIH Pro League: India stun defending champions Netherlands

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Neha and Sonika scored in India’s only second win against the Netherlands in 10 attempts and first in 48 years. The Indian women’s hockey team handed defending champions the Netherlands their first defeat in the FIH Pro League 2021-22 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on Friday. Neha (10’) and Sonika (27’) scored for India. Navneet Kaur was declared the player of the match. It was also Kaur’s 100th cap for India. Defender Mahima Choudhary and forward Aishwarya Rajesh Chavan, meanwhile, made their debuts. With this win, the FIH Pro League debutants India jumped to second place in the standings with 15 points from seven matches while the Netherlands remained on top with 18 points from seven matches. It was the Indian women’s hockey team’s first victory over the Europe...
Women’s FIH Pro League 2021-22: India face defending champions Netherlands

Women’s FIH Pro League 2021-22: India face defending champions Netherlands

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A fit-again Rani Rampal is likely to return to the squad but goalkeeper Savita will continue to captain the Indian team.' The Indian women’s hockey team will continue its home leg of the FIH Pro League 2021-22 season with two matches against defending champions Netherlands at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on Friday and Saturday. Both teams will come into the contest having played six matches in the FIH Pro League so far. While India are fourth in the points table with three wins, the Netherlands are on top of the standings with five wins. India, eighth in the hockey rankings, beat China 7-1 and 2-1 in Muscat followed by a 2-1 win and a 4-3 loss against Spain in February. In the most recent fixtures at home, India had a win and a loss versus Germany after both matches ...
“Our focus is to improve and do better in every game,” says Indian Women’s Hockey team Chief Coach Janneke Schopman

“Our focus is to improve and do better in every game,” says Indian Women’s Hockey team Chief Coach Janneke Schopman

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~ India bounced back with a remarkable 3-0 win in shootout in the second leg after the game ended in a 1-1 draw in regulation time ~ A delightful weekend with ups and downs saw India and Germany women's team share the honours in their FIH Pro League 2021/22 two-legged tie in Bhubaneswar. While Germany won the first match 2-1 in the shootout, the home side bounced back with a remarkable 3-0 shootout win in the second leg as both the games ended in a 1-1 draw in regulation time. Reflecting on the performance, Indian Women's Chief Coach Janneke Schopman said that the team's focus is to improve and do better in every game. "Our focus is to improve and do better in every game, which I think we are doing it. In Saturday's game, we didn't start well, but in the next game, we started well. ...
Women’s FIH Pro League: Savita Punia helps India beat Germany in shootout

Women’s FIH Pro League: Savita Punia helps India beat Germany in shootout

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Indian women’s hockey team captain and goalkeeper Savita Punia made crucial saves in the shootout after the match ended 1-1 in regulation time. Savita Punia played a starring role as India beat Germany 3-0 in a shootout in their FIH Pro League 2021-22 women’s hockey match at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on Sunday. The regulation time ended at 1-1 with Nisha (40’) scoring the equaliser for the Indian women’s hockey team after Felicia Weidermann (29’) had put the visitors ahead. Then India captain and goalkeeper Savita Punia thwarted all three shootout attempts from Germany while India made amends for last match’s blunders, with Salima Tete, Sangita Kumari and Sonika finding the back of the net. India had lost the shootout against Germany on Saturday. India earned t...