New Delhi, 06 January 2015: Strengthening the forward line for Delhi Waveriders in the Hero Hockey India League, seasoned striker Gurwinder Singh Chandi is all set to add dynamism and vigour to the team in the impending League that starts from 22 January 2015 at Bhubaneswar.
The 25-year-old Indian forward has played a key role in the remarkable performance of the Delhi Waveriders in the past and is ready to further shore up the side’s attack in the upcoming tournament and live the defending champion’s dream of retaining the title. He was one of the scoring leaders in the inaugural League, scoring a total of 5 field goals for Delhi Waveriders, helping his side to earn a respectable second place in the League. In the same season, Chandi was named the ‘Man of the Match’ in the game where Delhi Waveriders defeated the Mumbai Magicians 6-4. His name also featured thrice in ‘Hero Goal of the Match’ in HHIL 2013. With a great amount of talent and experience, he surely is one of the players to look out for.
Speaking on the forthcoming League, Gurwinder Singh Chandi said, “I have been working on my game for long and hard and will be using it to my team’s benefit in the approaching League. Under the captaincy of Sardar Singh – I, along with Akashdeep, Danish Mujtaba and Yuvraj Walmiki, will be looking forward to playing an attacking game and create maximum scoring opportunities for our side. I have picked up many tips from both Simon and Jason and am waiting to play again alongside them this season. The main motive is nonetheless to play the best and retain our title.”
The 3rd edition of the Hero Hockey India League will start from 22 January 2015. The opening day of the League will witness Kalinga Lancers taking on Ranchi Rays in Bhubaneswar.