Bhubaneswar: Indian hockey team reached here today for the upcoming Hockey World League (HWL) Final scheduled to be held at Kalinga Stadium from December 1.
The squad that includes three players from Odisha – Birendra Lakra, Dipsan Tirkey and Amit Rohidas – was given a warm welcome at Biju Patnaik International Airport.
The international hockey event is scheduled to begin from December 1 till 10.
Notably, defenders Birendra Lakra, Dipsan Tirkey and Amit Rohidas have been selected in the 18-member squad led by Manpreet Singh for the tournament. Also Read: Three from Odisha in Indian team for HWL Final
Indian Squad for HWL Final:
Goalkeepers – Akash Anil Chikte, Suraj Karkera
Defenders – Harmanpreet Singh, Amit Rohidas, Dipsan Tirkey, Varun Kumar, Rupinderpal Singh, Birendra Lakra
Midfielders – Manpreet Singh (C), Chinglensana Singh (VC), SK Uthappa, Sumit, Kothajit Singh
Forwards – SV Sunil, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Gurjant Singh