IMPHAL, June 26: Hockey India has selected two hockey player from Manipur to attend senior men coaching to be held at SAI Bangalore for selection of Indian team. The coaching camp at Bangalore will be held from June 1 to 31.
The selected state hockey players are Suresh Kangujam and Kothajit Khandrangbam.
Another player originating from Manipur K Chinglenshana, who is currently playing at Indian Railways is also amongst those selected by Hockey India to attend coaching camp, a release of the Manipur Hockey said today in a statement.
The Manipur Hockey statement also said the association is initiating various action programme for development of hockey in the state so that player from the state could be in the national team.
It further said Hockey Manipur recently conducted a joint meeting with representatives of all the hockey clubs and associations of the state and discussed about ways and means to bring speedy development of hockey in Manipur.