Men`s hockey team camp to commence at Bangalore on May 16

Last Updated: May 14, 2013, 17:56 PM IST

New Delhi: The national men hockey team`s core probables will start their training camp at the Netaji Subhas Southern Centre (NSSC), Bangalore on Thursday to prepare for the FIH World League Round 3 (Semi-Final) to be held at Rotterdam, Netherlands from June 13 to 23.

The camp will be on till June 4.

Indian men`s team performed well at the recently-concluded preparatory tour to The Netherlands, where it had defeated the national side twice and also played five games against top clubs of The Netherlands.

India qualified for the FIH World League Round 3 (Semi-Final) by winning all the matches of the Round 2 tournament held at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here in February.

The FIH World League Round 3 (Semi-Final) is a qualification tournament for the FIH Men`s World Cup 2014 to be held at The Hague, Netherlands.

The 33 senior men probables:

Goalkeepers: PR Sreejesh, PT Rao, Sreenivasa Rao Katharu, Nanak Singh.

Full Backs: VR Raghunath, Sandeep Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Harbir Singh Sandhu.

Half Backs: Sardar Singh, Kothajit Singh, Manpreet Singh, MB Aiyappa, Gurmail Singh, Vivek Dhar.

Forwards: SV Sunil, Gurvinder Singh Chandi, Chinglensana Singh, Shivendra Singh, Danish Mujtaba, SK Uthappa, Pradhan Sommanna, Nithin Thimmaiah, Yuvraj Walmiki, Dharamvir Singh, Akashdeep Singh, MG Poonacha, Amit Rohidas, Sampath Kumar Maylaram, Pardeep Mor, Prabhdeep Singh, PL Thimmanna, Sukhdev Singh, Gurpreet Singh.