Those who brought honour to India are now under threat of Covid-19. Indian hockey team forward player Mandeep Singh, who tested positive for Coronavirus, has been hospitalized in Bengaluru after his blood oxygen level came down however as of now his condition is normal, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said. Professional Forward hockey player Mandeep Singh was a part of the gold-winning team at the 2018 Asian Champions Trophy.
Mandeep and five other national players — captain Manpreet Singh, defenders Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, drag-flicker Varun Kumar and goalkeeper Krishan Bahadur Pathak — all tested positive for Coronavirus after arriving Bengaluru for their national camp, which will begin on 20 August, 2020.
During late night sighting the vitals on August 10 (Monday) it was discovered that Mandeep Singh’s blood oxygen level was dipping under ordinary which demonstrated that he is moving from mellow to direct seriousness of COVID,” the SAI said in an announcement.
“SAI experts nearby took a quick choice to move him to SS Sparsh multispeciality emergency hospital as a prudent step. His condition is as of now steady,” included the announcement. The 25-year-old has played 129 games for India and scored 60 objectives up until this point.
He as of now plays as a forward player for Ranchi Rhinos in the Hockey India League and the Indian national team. He played field hockey as a young player for Surjit Hockey Academy in Jalandhar. In 2012 Singh was brought in the first-ever Hockey India League auction by the Ranchi Rhinos for a winning bid of $13,000.
After a wonderful game during the 2013 Hockey India League season, Singh then made his entry in the India national field hockey team in 2013 during the second round of the 2012–14 Hockey World League against Fiji in which India routed Fiji to come out as 16-0 champion. Singh then did his first international goal on 20 February 2013 against Oman. As hockey is our national game, the whole country is under deep sorrow and wishing them a speedy recovery.
Written By Chanderveer Singh
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