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Pratap, Suman conform place in National Jr hockey camp
Sportslogon Team September 11th 2017

Bhubaneswar : After undergoing intense training in their previous Junior Men’s National Coaching Camp for six weeks in July and August, Hockey Gangpur Odisha’s defender Pratap Lakra and Hockey Odisha’s defender Suman Beck both were conformed they place in the 37-member Core Group for the Junior Men’s National Coaching Camp, which has been announced by Hockey India on Monday.

The camp which will take place at SAI, Lucknow from September 11 to October 17 to prepare for the 7th Sultan of Johor Cup (Junior Men). Two more Odia players, forward Shilanand Lakra of Steel Plant Sports Board of Rourkela and another forward Anand Kumar Bara of Hockey Bihar also called by Hockey India to join the camp.

During the course of the camp, selection trials will be conducted under the purview of Hockey India’sDirector, High Performance, David John and Junior Men’s Team Head Coach Jude Felix, to pick the 18-member squad for the 7th Sultan of Johor Cup (Junior Men) that takes place from October 22th-29th, 2017 in Malaysia.

The group will work on important aspects of the game like their speed, agility, skill and understanding of the game along with team-play keeping in mind the prestigious 2020 Junior World Cup where the team will be defending their coveted crown. .
This news was added and updated on : September 11th 2017
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