Rajpal, Surinder Kaur to lead hockey teams in Guangzhou

November 3rd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Rajpal Singh and Surinder Kaur will lead the Indian hockey men’s and women’s teams in the Nov 12-27 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. Both teams leave for the mega event Thursday.

The men’s squad, which won a silver in the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, has been retained while there are two changes in the women’s team.

Yogita Bali replaces Etimarpu Rajani as the second goalkeeper while Asunta Lakra makes way for Rosalind Lalchhanhimi Ralte in the mid-field.

Men’s squad:
Goalkeeper: Bharat Chetri
Defenders: Sardar Singh, Sandeep Singh, Dhananjay Mahadik, Gurbaj Singh, Prabodh Tirkey
Midfielders: Arjun Halappa, Vikram Pillay, Ravi Pal, Bharat Chikara, Danish Mujtaba, Sarvanjit Singh
Forwards: Rajpal Singh (capt), Tushar Khandker, Shivendra Singh, Dharamvir Singh

Women’s squad:
Goalkeepers: Dipika Murty Gongala, Yogita Bali
Defenders: Binita Toppo, Subhadra Pradhan, Joydeep Kaur
Midfielders: Rosalind Lalchhanhimi Ralte, Kirandeep Kaur, Mukta Prava Barla, Deepika Thakur, Ritu Rani
Forwards: Surinder Kaur (capt),Saba Anjum, Rani Rampal, Jasjeet Kaur Handa, Chanchan Devi Thokchom, Poonam Rani

Officials:
Jose Brasa, foreign coach (men),Harendra Singh, national coach (men), Sandeep Somesh, coach incharge (women), Clarence Lobo, coach (men), Khalid Modi, coach (women), B.K. Nayak, doctor, , Shrikant Iyengar, physiotherapist, Pradeep Dutta, trainer, H. Nalini, video analyst, Anupam Ghulati, manager (men), Rupa Saini, manager,(women).

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