Amandeep Lakra, a key member of the Indian Junior Men’s Hockey Team, emphasized the importance of circle entry in their preparations for the FIH Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup Malaysia 2023. Reflecting on the 11th Sultan Johor Cup 2023, where the Indian team won a bronze medal, Amandeep highlighted the valuable learning experience gained from competing against European teams.
He acknowledged his improvement in converting opportunities, especially in penalty corners, attributing it to relentless hard work and growing confidence. Looking forward to the Junior World Cup, he emphasized focusing on circle entry and conversion rates. Amandeep expressed the team’s determination to make their presence felt in the tournament and the need to remain committed in the face of unpredictable competition.