Two Manipuri hockey players selected for Boys’ U18 Asia Cup Hockey 2016

Two Manipuri hockey players selected for Boys’ U18 Asia Cup Hockey 2016

Konjengbam Ibungo and M Rabichandra from Sports Authority of India (SAI) Takyel, have been selected to represent India in 4th Boys’ U18 Asia Cup Hockey 2016 which will take place at Dhaka in Bangladesh from 24th to 30th September 2016.

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Seven countires — India, Pakistan, China, Chinese-Taipei, Hong Kong, Oman and host Bangladesh will compete each other to win the title. Korea and Malaysia, the winners and runners-up of the last edition of this tournament, held in Singapore in 2011 will not take part in the 2016 edition.

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India and host Bangladesh will play their first matches on Saturday, 24 September 2016.

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