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Hockey India announce World Cup squad

The team will be led by Manpreet Singh while the Vice Captain is Chinglensana Singh Kangujam.

The Indian team scheduled to begin their campaign against South Africa on the opening day features PR

Sreejesh and Krishan Bahadur Pathak as goalkeepers.

The Men’s team for the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018.


P R Sreejesh
Krishan Bahadur Pathak


Harmanpreet Singh
Birendra Lakra
Varun Kumar
Kothajit Singh
Surender Kumar
Amit Rohidas


Manpreet Singh (Captain)
Chinglensana (Vice Captain)
Nilakanta Sharma
Hardik Singh


Akashdeep Singh
Mandeep Singh
Dilpreet Singh
Lalit Kumar Upadhyay
Simranjeet Singh

India is grouped in Pool C along with World No.3 Belgium, Canada and South Africa. The top team in each group will directly qualify for the quarterfinals while the next two will have to play cross-over matches to make it to the top 8.




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