Birendra Lakra Named as Vice-captain of Indian Hockey team

New Delhi, 22/6 (Ao Bureau): In a piece of good news, Odisha’s Birendra Lakra along with Harmanpreet Singh has been selected as the  Vice Captain of the 16-member Olympic-bound Indian Men’s Hockey Team.


Midfielder Manpreet Singh will be the captain the team at Tokyo Olympics 2020.


Birendra Lakra is a veteran defender who was also a part of London Olympic Games.He previously missed Rio Olympics due to a major knee surgery in 2016.

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