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Non of Odisha players in National Jr Boys and Girls hockey team
Sportslogon Team April 9th 2018

Bhubaneswar : It is very tough to digest that non of Odisha’s junior hockey players could able to impress the national selectors, as Hockey India on Monday named the Junior Indian Men and Women’s hockey teams but a single players from Odisha could not named in the men and women teams.

The selected teams will participate in the Men’s and Women’s Youth Olympic Games Qualifiers 2018 to begin on April 25 in Bangkok, Thailand. The five-day event is a qualifying event for Youth Olympic Games 2018 to be held at Buenos Aires, Argentina which will follow the futuristic Hockey 5’s format.

Vivek Sagar Prasad, who is currently representing the Indian Men’s Team at the Gold Coast XXI Commonwealth Games, will lead the nine-member Junior Men’s Team while Rabichandra Singh Moirangthem will shoulder the responsibility of Vice Captain.

Similarly, the Junior Women’s Team, on the other hand, will be captained by Salima Tete and Vice Captained by Lalremsiami, who is in Gold Coast with the Indian Women’s Team for the XXI Commonwealth Games.

The Junior Indian Men’s Team will play their first match against Thailand on the opening day while the Junior Women will begin their campaign against Singapore on the same day. .
This news was added and updated on : April 9th 2018
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