Manpreet Singh said that Indian men’s national field hockey team’s present form is crucial to excelling in Tokyo 2020 Olympics. He said that the team is hoping to clinch medals in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics. He said that the Indian team has to maintain its present consistency and fitness level when they compete with the world’s best teams, including German team, Holland team, current pro league champions Australian team, world champions Belgium team and Olympics champions Argentinian team.
He said the administration needs to provide more facilities to players so that the nation could produce more national-level players. He also emphasized that more academies and turfs need to be set up in rural areas of the nation so that players from rural areas would get equal opportunities. He also thinks that national women hockey team was also performing excellently, hence, more avenues should be opened for the women hockey players.
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Manpreet Singh Pawar is an Indian field hockey player and was appointed the captain of India men’s national field hockey team on May 2017.
He plays as a halfback in the team.
He first played for India in 2011 at the tender age of 19.
He represented India at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
He was named Asia’s Junior Player of the Year in 2014.
His inspiration for playing hockey was former Indian hockey captain Padam Shri Pargat Singh as a child.
He idolizes former German captain Moritz Fürste.
He wears jersey number 7, as he is a fan of Cristiano Ronaldo and David Beckham.
He is now inspired by the Sardar Singh style of play.
He was part of India’s men’s hockey team In 2014 Asian Games at Incheon in South Korea, that won a Gold medal after defeating arch-rival Pakistan in final by 4-2.