Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India]: Indian Men and Women Hockey groups have left for Lausanne, Switzerland to take part in the inaugural version of the FIH Hockey5s competition, which will be held from June 4 and 5.
In the competition, the Males’s group is set up to bet Malaysia, Pakistan, Poland as well as Switzerland. On the other hand, the Female’s group will certainly face South Africa, Uruguay, Poland and also Switzerland in the round-robin stage. The leading 2 groups will certainly square off versus each other in the Last on June 5. Rajani Etimarpu-led Indian Women’s team will certainly tackle Uruguay in the opening match on June 4 followed by a match versus Poland on the very same day. They will certainly after that contest versus the hosts Switzerland and also South Africa, specifically on June 5.
Sharing the team’s enjoyment ahead of their separation, Rajani stated, “Hockey5s will certainly be a various ball game completely. Our abilities, speed and also every little thing will certainly be evaluated. It will be challenging for sure, however I believe it will really interesting format to play. We have actually got a number of players in the team who are acquainted with this style, and also we have had great prep work at the camp. We are eagerly anticipating representing our nation in the inaugural edition of the Hockey5s.”
On the other hand, the Indian Men’s Team led by Gurinder Singh will play their opening match against the hosts Switzerland, adhered to by a match versus Pakistan on the opening day. They will after that face Malaysia and also Poland specifically on June 5.
” We are truly excited to play a various version of hockey at a global degree that as well in a lovely country. It’s a fast-paced as well as tough style. A lot of our players have actually played this style before at the Youth Olympics, so we are confident of doing well,” Gurinder shared.