Rio Olympics will be commencing from next month. India’s 16-member hockey squad for Rio Olympics is all prepared with its best team members announced on Tuesday by Narindra Batra, President of Hockey India. PR Sreejesh, the goalkeeper of team has been announced as the captain, not Sardar Singh, the field hockey player.
India’s men hockey squad
India’s forward line will be held by Rani Rampal with Deepika named vice-captain. Sushila Chanu will be the captain of the team in absence of Ritu Rani.
Ritu Rani showed no improvement in performance and had already left the preparatory camp. According to the teammates and staff she had attitude issues.
The men’s team is in Group B with Argentina,Germany, Ireland, Canada and Netherlands.