Sandeep, Shivendra dropped from Asia Cup probables

Jul 03, 2013, 10:16 IST | IANS

India's hockey selectors have dropped senior players Sandeep Singh and Shivendra Singh from the 48 core probables for the Asia Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia from Aug 24 to Sep 1

The two seniors were dropped after India finished a disappointing sixth in the World League and failed to qualify for the World Cup.

Now India’s only chance to qualify for the next year’s World Cup is by winning the Asia Cup.


Sandeep Singh and Shivendra Singh

India, two-time champions in the Asian Cup, are in Pool B with defending champions South Korea, Bangladesh and Oman while Pakistan, Malaysia, Japan and Chinese-Taipei are in Pool A.

The training camp of the senior men core probables will be conducted at SAI Centre, Bangalore, from July 16 to August 16. 

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