Hosts India will kick start their Junior Hockey WC 2016 campaign against team Canada on December 8 at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
India vs Canada Junior Hockey WC 2016 Match Preview
Total 16 teams are divided into 4 groups each having four teams. The final will be played on December 18th. India and Canada are placed in Pool D along with South Africa and England. Only two teams out of this group will qualify for quarter finals.
The final combination has been formed keeping in mind the recent results. I believe this team combination is the best we have in junior hockey and the boys are ready both mentally and physically to do everything it takes to stand on the podium, said Roelant Oltmans.
India vs Canada Junior Hockey WC 2016 Squads
Indian Team: Vikas Dahiya, Krishan B Pathak, Dipsan Tirkey, Harmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar, Vikramjit Singh, Gurinder Singh, Harjeet Singh, Santa Singh, Nilakanta Sharma Manpreet, Sumit, Parvinder Singh, Gurjant Singh, Armaan Qureshi, Mandeep Singh, Ajit Kumar Pandey and Simranjeet Singh.
Canada Team : Amrit Sidhu, Angus Grauer, Balraj Panesar, Brandon Pereira, Fin Boothroyd, Floyd Mascarenhas, Ganga Singh, Gavin Bains, Harbir Sidhu, Iqwinder Gill, Jamie Wallace, Kabir Aujla, Michael Mackenzie, Parmeet Gill, Rajan Kahlon, Rohan Chopra, Rowan Childs and Thomson Harris.
India vs Canada Junior Hockey World Cup 2016 Match Info
Venue: Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh in India.
Match Time: Thursday, December 8, 07.00pm IST.
Live telecast & Live Streaming: Live telecast of the match will be available on Star Sports 4 and Star Sports HD 4. Live Streaming of the match will be available on Hotstar.com.
Prediction: India to win 3-2 Canada.
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