3 from Odisha in 18-member Indian Men’s Hockey Team for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

New Delhi: Three from Odisha have found place in the 18-member Indian Men’s Hockey Team, which was announced by the Hockey India on Wednesday. The team will take part in the 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019 which is slated to begin in Ipoh, Malaysia from March 23.

Amit Rohidas, Birendra Lakra and Shilanand Lakra are the three hockey players who have been selected for the prestigious tournament.

Indian Men’s Hockey Team: 

Goalkeepers   

Krishan B Pathak, P R Sreejesh

Defenders

Gurinder Singh, Surender Kumar (Vice Captain), Varun Kumar, Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas, Kothajit Singh Khadangbam

Midfielders

Hardik Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Sumit, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Manpreet Singh (Captain)

Forwards

Mandeep Singh, Simranjeet Singh, Gurjant Singh, Shilanand Lakra, Sumit Kumar

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Malaysia, Canada, Korea, South Africa, India and Japan will take part in the prestigious annual tournament.

The Indian Team will leave for Ipoh, Malaysia, from Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru on March 18. They will begin their campaign in the tournament against Japan on March 23.

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