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Lama to lead Indian rugby outfit

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

of Services will lead a 26-member Indian team at the Asian Championship Division 2 15s to be held in Pattaya, from May 20 to 26.

is the from Maharashtra in the team, which has nine players each from Services and Haryana, three each from and and one from Karnataka, a said today.

Tooru Jinguuji of (Japan) has been appointed of the team.

India, Chinese and hosts will face off in a triangular series and battle for top honors at this championship.

will launch their campaign with a match against on May 20 followed by the second match against Chinese on May 23.

The Indian team is supported by Societe Generale, the of and is participating under the aegis of (IRFU), the governing body for the sport of Rugby in

The Team: (captain), Jitendra Kumar, Suresh Kumar, Rohit Singh Sivach, Parvender Singh, Shokender Balyan, Surinder Singh, Divagar Yadav, Paramjeet Singh (all Services-SSCB); Mohit Khatri, Khatri, Neeraj Khatri, Vikas Khatri, Sourabh Dubal, Deepak Punia, Anil Kumar, Surender Joon, Bhupendra Bokan (all Haryana); Rakesh Lohchab, Nitin Dagar, (all Delhi); Puspendu Tudu, Suraj Prasad, (all West Bengal); (Karnataka), (Maharastra).

Coach: Tooru Jinguuji ( )

Manager: ( Odisha)


Physio: Abdul Wahid Khan Pathan (Maharashtra).

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 20:35 IST
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