Chandigarh, Jul 16 (UNI) A 15-member Indian team, including officials, will participate in the VIFA Asia Tournament of Table Soccer to be held in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) from July 18 to 21, according to Table Soccer Federation of India president Balwinder Singh Johal.
The Indian team will be led by Amardeep Singh while Ranjeet Singh Dhaliwal has been appointed vice-captain. Harmohinder Singh Lucky, former Deputy Mayor, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, will be the leader of the delegation.
Teams from Australia, Bahrain, Oceania, China, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Israel, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand and United Arab Emirates are taking part in the Asian championship.
The members of the Indian team are, men: Amardeep Singh (captain), Ranjeet Singh Dhaliwal (Vice-captain), Arshad Mohammad, Dalvinder Singh, Yadwinder Singh, Shobit Gupta, Randeep Gaur and Aavhaas Garg.
Officials: Harmohinder Singh Lucky (head of delegate), Amrinder Singh (team coach), Harish Bhardwaj (manager). The Women members are Jashanpreet Kaur, Gurleen Bhangu, Annu. Lady team manager: Ranjeet Kaur.
During the meet, Mr Joe Ueno, ITSF Executive Committee Member and President of the Asia-Oceania Table Soccer Confederation will hold a meeting with federation delegates from Asia and Oceania. There are currently 14 Asian member federations within ITSF. Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand, Oman (Sultanate of) and Singapore are also keen to become ITSF members.
Harmohinder Singh Lucky said that the meeting's agenda included discussion about the development of table soccer in the Asia-Oceania continental zone and how current members can help new comers join ITSF.
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