Bengaluru: India drag-flicker and defender Amit Rohidas, who is currently based in the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Centre for the ongoing national camp, has said he will be keenly following the European teams when they resume the FIH Hockey Pro League later this month.
“I will be closely watching the penalty corner variations and defending tactics these teams will use. It will be interesting to see how they perform as competitive hockey is restarting after more than five months.”
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Rohidas said he will be watching Belgian drag-flick sensation Loick Luypaert closely. “Belgium has a very good penalty corner attack and they use conventional variations but are very effective. They have quality drag-flickers and Luypaert has done very well in the past. I will be curious to see his game in particular.”
Last week during the National Sports Day celebrations in Bhubaneswar, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik had expressed that the development of sports infrastructure and coaching facilities at the grassroots level is being done in an expeditious manner.