India vs Ireland RIO OLYMPICS HOCKEY MATCH PREVIEW
Final score update : India 3 – 2 Ireland (India won). Must Read : Hockey Points Table Rio Olympics 2016
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Soon after Argentina vs Netherlands first hockey match from Group B, India will take Ireland in the second match of the Men’s Hockey Tournament of Rio Olympics 2016. India are placed in Group B along with Germany, Argentina, Ireland, Netherlands and Canada.
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RIO 2016 India vs Ireland HOCKEY MATCH TIME, DATE AND VENUE
The hockey match between India vs. and Ireland will start at 11.00am Local Time / 7.30pm India Time IST on August 6th 2016 – Saturday evening. The match will be played at Deodoro Olympic Park, in Brazil.
RIO OLYMPICS 2016 India vs Ireland HOCKEY MATCH LIVE SCORE, COMMENTARY, LIVE STREAMING AND TELECAST
Live coverage between Ireland vs India hockey match will be available on Star sports 1, Star sports 2, Star sports 3 and Star sports 4 channels in India. Live streaming of the game will be available on starsports.com. Apart from this, BBC One, BBC Four and Red Button will also telecast live match in UK. In Ireland LFC TV will telecast live match.
India vs Ireland HOCKEY SQUAD AND TEAM
Indian Hockey squad for Rio 2016 – Goalkeepers : PR Sreejesh (captain) ; Defenders : , Surendar Kumar, VR Raghunath, Harmanpreet Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Kothajit Singh ; Midfielders : Sardar Singh, Manpreet Singh, SK Uthappa, Danish Mujtaba, Devender Walmiki and Chinglenana Singh ; Forwards : Akashdeep Singh, SV Sunil (vice captain), Ramandeep Singh and Nikkin Thimmaiah.
Indian Hockey Team Head Coach : Roelant Oltmans.
Ireland Hockey Squad for Rio 2016 – Goalkeepers : David Harte (captain), David Fitzgerald ; Defenders : Conor Harte, John Jackson, Jonny Bell, Paul Gleghorne, Ronan Gormley ; Midfielders : Eugene Magee, Chris Cargo, John Jermyn, Shane O’Donoghue, Kirk Shimmins, Michael Watt and Michael Robson ; Forwards : Mitch Darling, Kyle Good, Alan Sothern, Peter Caruth, Michael Watt and Tim Cockram.
Ireland Hockey Team Head Coach : Craig Fulton.
India v Ireland HOCKEY MATCH NEWS | RIO OLYMPICS 2016
Ireland are totally unpredictable opponents for India and Roeland Oltmans will hope that men in blue will keep up the good momentum and show charismatic performance. Ireland team earlier had upset big teams like Pakistan and Malaysia before coming to the Rio Olympics.
For Indian hockey team, a lot of things will depend upon their wall and captain P.R Sreejesh and penalty specialist & drag flicker V.R Raghunath. Apart from this experience of Sardar Singh and Rupinder Pal Singh will come handy in the match.
2016 RIO India vS. Ireland HOCKEY MATCH PREDICTION
Going by the form, on paper team and FIH rankings, India are far better team against Ireland, but as we said Ireland are the dark horses of the tournament. Win predictor says India will win their opening match against Ireland by 3-2.
Stay tuned to playcaper.com for live commentary and score updates at 7.30pm India time!