Indian junior men’s hockey team player Yashdeep Siwach talks in awe of the captain of Indian men’s national hockey team Manpreet Singh. Siwach is yet to debut for the senior team but his junior career has been splendid. He won two Silver Medals at the Sultan of Johor Cup in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
The 19-year-old spoke about Manpreet Singh in Hockey India release, “Young midfielders in our country are very lucky to have someone like Manpreet Singh to look up to. He follows a fantastic work ethic and maintains high fitness standards. A midfielder will have to support the forwards and defenders, so it’s important for a midfielder to possess both the skills. Manpreet Singh plays his role to perfection every time he is on the pitch. He is a great role model, not just for midfielders, but for all aspiring hockey players,” as reported by ANI.
Siwach Talks About His Hockey Career So Far And About Future
Talking about his career so far, he said, “It’s been great to play at the junior international stage in 2018 and 2019. I am really glad that I have been part of two sliver medal-winning campaigns at the Sultan of Johor Cup. It’s one of the most important tournaments for junior players. The experience of playing big tournaments will certainly help me in the upcoming months and I am just looking to get better with each tournament.”
“Everyone dreams of playing for the senior team and I am no different. I will continue to focus on improving every aspect of my game and I am sure the opportunity will be presented to me one day. The opportunity can be given at any time, so I have to make sure that I am ready to perform for my country whenever called upon to do so. The senior team has a fantastic bunch of midfielders and it will be absolutely amazing to play alongside them,” Siwach concluded.