Four Indian men, two women in Asian All Stars hockey teamBy IANS
Monday, December 13, 2010
NEW DELHI - Four men and two women players from India have been selected in the Asian All Stars hockey teams.
The teams were selected recently by the Asian Hockey Federation based on the performance at the Asian Games in Guangzhou where the Indian men’s team won a bronze while the women finished fourth.
The top goal scorer at the Games, dragflicker Sandeep Singh made the cut alongside captain Rajpal Singh and midfielders Arjun Halappa and Gurbaj Singh among men, while defender Joydeep Kaur and 16-year-old striker Rani Rampal have been included in the women’s team.
Asian All Star teams:
Goalkeepers: Kumar Subramaniam (Malaysia), Salman Akbar (Pakistan)
Defenders: Md. Razie (Malaysia), Sandeep Singh (India), Gurbaj Singh (India), Hu Huiren (China)
Midfielders: Yeo Woon Kon (Korea), Lee Nam Yong (Korea), Tsuvouchi Kazuhiro (Japan), Ozawa Kazuyuki (Japan), Arjun Halappa (India), Rashid Muhammad (Pakistan)
Forwards: Rajpal Singh (India), Seo Jongho (Korea), Jang Jong Hyun (Korea), Tenku Abdul Rahid Jalil (Malaysia), Rehan Butt (Pakistan), Na Yubo (China)
Goalkeepers: Zhang Yimeng (China), Lee Seon OK (Korea)
Defenders: Ma Yibo (China), Li Shuang (China), Joydeep Kaur (India), Mayumi Ono (Japan), Irina Dobrioglo (Kazakhstan), Ratnaporn Shangpranam (Thailand)
Midfielders: Song Quingling (China), Park Seonmi (Korea), Kim Darae (Korea), Yukari Yamamoto (Japan), Nadia Abdul Rehman (Malaysia)
Forwards: Zhao Yudiao (China), Fu Baorong (China), Park Mi Hyun (Korea) Rani Rampal (India), Kaori Chiba (Japan)