Manpreet named captain for HWL semis in England

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Halfback Manpreet Singh is named as the Indian hockey captain for next month’s 3 Nations Invitational Tournament in Germany and the World League Semi Final in England after regular skipper P R Sreejesh was ruled out due to a knee injury.

The 3 Nations Invitational Tournament will be played in Dusseldorf, Germany from June 1, 2017 followed by the Hockey World League Semi Final in London starting June 15. 2017.

The team led by Manpreet, with Chinglensana Singh Kangujam as his deputy, will see Pardeep Mor, Kothajit Singh join the defence line along with Surender Kumar, Rupinder Pal Singh and Harmanpreet Singh, Hockey India stated in a press release.

The team resumed the national camp on May 14, 2017 and will continue till May 28, 2017 before leaving for Germany on May 29, 2017.
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