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Goalkeeper Krishan B Pathak, part of the winning team of 2016 Junior Men’s World Cup, finds himself in the group along with Akash Anil Chikte and Suraj Karkera who had promising outing at the Men’s Asia Cup and contributed to India’s success at the Odisha Men’s Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017.
They will be joined by senior compatriot PR Sreejesh who is vying to find top form after nearly eight months of injury break.
Nilam Sanjeep Xess, the young defender from Sundargarh, Odisha who led the Indian team to U-18 Asia Cup win in 2016, has been elevated to the Senior Core Group. He will train alongside stalwart Sardar Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, Amit Rohidas, Dipsan Tirkey, Varun Kumar, Rupinder Pal Singh, Birendra Lakra, Surender Kumar, Gurinder Singh in the back line.
The line-up of midfielders remains unchanged with Manpreet Singh, Chinglensana Singh, SK Uthappa, Sumit, Kothajit Singh, Satbir Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Simranjeet Singh, Harjeet Singh in the group.
Young forward Sumit Kumar, who featured in the Indian Junior Men’s Team in 2016, has been included for the camp with seniors’ SV Sunil, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Lalit Upadhyay, Gurjant Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Armaan Qureshi, Affan Yousuf, Talwinder Singh.
India will begin the season with the Four Nations Invitational Tournament in Tauranga and Hamilton, New Zealand which will see Belgium, Japan and the hosts in fray and the ten-day national camp will lay foundation to a testing season ahead.
Core Group:
Goalkeepers
1. Akash Anil Chikte
2. Suraj Karkera
3. P.R. Sreejesh
4. Krishan B Pathak
Defenders
5. Harmanpreet Singh
6. Amit Rohidas
7. Dipsan Tirkey
8. Varun Kumar
9. Rupinderpal Singh
10. Birendra Lakra
11. Surender Kumar
12. Gurinder Singh
13. Nilam Sanjeep Xess
14. Sardar Singh
Midfielders
15. Manpreet Singh
16. Chinglensana Singh
17. S.K. Uthappa
18. Sumit
19. Kothajit Singh
20. Satbir Singh
21. Nilakanta Sharma
22. Simranjeet Singh
23. Harjeet Singh
Forwards
24. SV Sunil
25. Akashdeep Singh
26. Mandeep Singh
27. Lalit Upadhyay
28. Gurjant Singh
29. Ramandeep Singh
30. Armaan Qureshi
31. Affan Yousuf
32. Talwinder Singh
33. Sumit Kumar
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