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Goggle team to join Future Hope International Rugby
Sportslogon Team February 27th 2018

Bhubaneswar : In a bid to promote rugby sports among the tribal students of Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, the ace rugby player of the State Surendra Jena was fought tooth and nail for last three years to create a team,

For the first time a 15-member team is going to take part in a international event the two-day Future Hope International Rugby 7-A-Side U-11, U-13,U-15 Tournament to be held at Howard Stadium in Kolkata from March 3.

Altogether 32 teams will participate in the tournament, apart from Indian teams, countries like England, Australia, Sri Lanka and Hong Kong teams will fight for the top honour, said Jagadish Prasad Mishra.

On the occasion Goggle Sports Academy unveiled their official jersey for the forthcoming tournament.

More then 172 students are practicing rugby on day to day basis. Out of which we had spotted 32 players who are under the age of 15 years. At present 10 players are representing the State in various age group teams from this training centre. Though we are going to join the international event for the first time I am hopeful our team will do the podium finish, said coach Surendra.

Goggle team: Guru Mandra, Gobind Sabar, Sukur Mudali, Lashmi Sabar, Ranjan Kumar Mudali, Jitendra Singh, Dipti Ranjan Pradhan, Bhakta Jani, Manoj Jani, Chandan Majhi, Dinabandhu Halwa, Durga Marandi, Khitis Dehuri, Ramaya Sundai, Ankit Nayak, Jagadish Prasad Mishra (manager) .
This news was added and updated on : February 27th 2018
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