Men’s Hockey team leaves for England for Commonwealth Games 2022
The Indian men’s hockey team on Saturday left for England for the XXII edition of Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022. The mega event will be held in Birmingham from July 28 to August 8, 2022.
The Indian men’s hockey team, led by Manpreet Singh, is placed in Pool B at the Commonwealth Games along with England, Canada, Wales, and Ghana.
The Indian team will kick off their campaign against Ghana on Sunday, July 31. Captain Manpreet Singh spoke about his team’s excitement for the impending tournament ahead of their departure, saying that they will be aiming for a podium finish at the Commonwealth Games.
Manpreet also believes that India’s third-place finish in the FIH Men’s Hockey Pro League season 2021-2022, where they faced tough competition, will help them in Birmingham.
— Nisith Pramanik (@NisithPramanik) July 23, 2022