Birendra Lakra asked to join Delhi hockey camp

Updated: Feb 11, 2013, 18:19 PM IST

Jamshedpur: Hockey India has directed Hockey Jharkhand to send half back Birendra Lakra, the lone player from the state to get a berth in the national team, to attend a week-long camp in Delhi from February 11 to 18.

Hockey Jharkhand General Secretary Pir Mohammad said a letter in this regard was received by him today.

Mohammad said, the camp was being organized for the upcoming Hockey World League Round 2 to be played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium from February 18 to 24.

The Indian men`s team will open their campaign against Fiji on February 18 followed by matches against Oman (Feb 20), Ireland (Feb 21), China (Feb 23) and Bangladesh (Feb 24).