India names Manpreet vice captain for Asian Champions Trophy

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| Malaysia | 26 Sept 2016 | Asia Samachar |
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Manpreet Singh (right) made vice captain for Indian men’s hockey team in the fourth Asian Champions Trophy (ACT) to be held in Kuantan. Defender Jasjit Singh Kular (left) set to make a return.

 

Midfielder Manpreet Singh has been named as the vice-captain Indian men’s hockey team in the fourth Asian Champions Trophy (ACT) to be held in Kuantan, Malaysia from October 20 to 30.

 

The 24-year old Jalandhar hailing player will deputise PR Sreejesh will lead the 18-member team.

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Defender Jasjit Singh Kular is set to make a return to the squad and is expected to double-up as a drag-flicker in place of experienced VR Raghunath, who has been rested for the tournament, according to media reports.

The defence line-up include Faridkot-born Rupinder Pal Singh and Jasjit Singh Kular who was part of the Indian team at the 2014 Men’s Hockey World Cup.

Some of the other Singhs in the team are former captain and midfielder Sardar Singh and forward Talwinder Singh.

 

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