NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Punjab Sports department has shortlisted 53 Kabaddi players to take part in 15 days training camp for 5th World Kabaddi Cup out of which 14 players each would be selected for Indian men and women teams. This mega event would be played from December 6 to December 20 at different stadiums of state.
Giving details, a spokesperson from sports department said that 29 Kabaddi players for men team and 24 players for women team have been selected for training camp during trials organized by department at Guru Nanak stadium, Ludhiana. Fifteen days training camp for selected players is being organized at Fatehgarh Sahib from November 23. He further added that final men and women teams would be selected during camp.
Listing the names of chosen players, he informed that shortlisted list for men includes 16 raiders and 13 stoppers. Raiders includes Sandeep, Kaptan, Sandeep, Gurmit, Balram, Guljar, Gagandeep Sabhra, Sultan, Talwinder Tinda, Sukhjinder, Jasmanpreet, Gagandeep, Kamaljit, Gagandeep, Manminder and Gurlal whereas stoppers includes Mangat Singh, Balvir Singh, Ranjodh, Satnam, Khushdeep, Bhupinder, Nirbhai, Amritpal, Arvinder, Gurpreet, Kulveer, Yadvinder Kotli and Lakhwinder Cheema.
In women category, 12 players each are shortlisted in raiders and stoppers category. Raiders includes Sukhwinder Kaur, Jyoti, Rajwinder Kaur, Sukhjinder Kaur, Priyanka, Rambhatari, Menka, Meena, Seema, Karmi, Navdeep Kaur and Sunita whereas in stoppers Reetu, Anu, Monika, Jasbir Kaur, Soniya, Sukhdeep, Manisha, Sarabjeet Kaur, Manpreet Kaur, Mandeep Kaur, Reenu and Reetu have got entry.