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18 member India Hockey team arrives for the World Hockey league

18 member  India  Hockey team arrives   for the  World  Hockey league

Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (UNI) Fresh from Asia Cup victory, the 18 member squad of India

Hockey team arrived here today to participate World Hockey League finals, to be played

at the well decorated Kalinga Stadium from December 1 next

India skipper Manpreet Singh on his arrival at the Biju Patnaik International Airport told

the waiting newsmen that they have worked very hard in the camp and will display their

best performance when they meet the first match against Australia on the opening day.

Coach Sjoerd Marijne, who took over the assignment recently said the India team is

well prepared to face challenges against the world’s best teams.

He said “All matches are a challenge for us. We have a few young players in the team

and it will be a good experience for them

The 18-member Indian hockey team which also includes three players from the state,

Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas and Dipsan Tirkey were given a rousing reception at the

airport . The team members were escorted to a private hotel here under tight security

cover.

Kalinga Stadium is hosting a world hockey tournament for the second time after Men’s

Champions Trophy 2014 where India finished fourth.

Eight top hockey teams in the world divided into two pools will participate in the

championship.

The Pool A includes Argentina, Belgium, Netherlands and Spain while host India along

with defending champion Australia, England and Germany are in pool B.

Host India will be meeting defending champions Australia in their first game on the

opening day on December 1.

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