New Delhi, Hockey India on Monday named the 18-member Junior Men’s team for the 9th Sultan of Johor Cup which is scheduled to take place from October 12-19 in Malaysia. The team will be lead by Mandeep Mor while Sanjay will take charge as vice-captain and will face off against Malaysia, New Zealand, Japan, Australia and Great Britain in the round-robin league stage.
The Indian Junior Men’s Hockey team includes Goalkeepers Prashant Kumar Chauhan and Pawan, Defenders Sanjay, Dinachandra Singh Moirangthem, Pratap Lakra, Suman Beck, Mandeep Mor, Yashdeep Siwach and Sharda Nand Tiwari. The Midfielders called-up for the 9th Sultan of Johor Cup are Vishnu Kant Singh, Rabichandra Singh Moirangthem and Maninder Singh.
The Forwards include Dilpreet Singh, Sudeep Chirmako, Gursahibjit Singh, Uttam Singh, Rahul Kumar Rajbhar and Shilanand Lakra. Dinachandra Singh Moirangthem and Sharda Nand Tiwari are the new additions to the Indian Junior Men’s Hockey team’s defense since the 8-Nations tournament in June, while the experienced Dilpreet Singh joins the forward line.
The Indian Junior Men’s Hockey team will be certainly hoping to improve their performance in the Sultan of Johor Cup after finishing 6th at the 8-Nations tournament.