(Last Updated on : 22/07/2016)
Chinglensana Singh is an Indian hockey player
and plays a most important role in half back of hockey. He came in the lime light of Indian National Hockey Team when he had a debut in Indian team in the year 2012. Chinglensana Singh is now employed under the Indian Railways. He is hailing from Manipur of midfielder origin. Chinglensana Singh has 105 International Caps and 5 International Goals when he is playing for Hockey India league (HIL)
and Indian National Hockey Team
Early Life of Chinglensana Singh
Chinglensana Singh was born on 2nd December 1991. Chinglensana Singh was introduced to hockey at the age of eight. He came first in regional series after 5th National Games hosted by Manipur.
Career of Chinglensana Singh
Chinglensana Singh is an Indian field hockey player who plays as a halfback. Chinglensana Singh made his debut in the Indian team in 2012. He plays for Dabang Mumbai in the Hockey India League
International Career of Chinglensana Singh
Chinglensana Singh was named as a stand-by player for the 2011 Champions Trophy in Ordos City, China, and was selected in the main squad following the dropping out of two players. However, Chinglensana Singh missed out as his passport was not ready at the time. Eventually, Chinglensana Singh made his debut in 2011, at the Champions Challenge I in South Africa.
Chinglensana Singh in 2014 Commonwealth Games
Chinglensana Singh was a part of the team that competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, finishing second, and a ninth-place finish at the 2014 World Cup. In the same year, Chinglensana Singh won the gold medal with the team at the Asian Games in Incheon.
Career of Chinglensana Singh in Hockey India League
At the auction of the inaugural season of Hockey India League, Chinglensana Singh was bought by the Mumbai franchise for US$ 22,000. The team named Mumbai Magicians finished fifth in both the first and the second seasons before announcing their withdrawal from the league in September 2014. Chinglensana Singh finished with one goal in the two seasons. Following the Magicians' withdrawal, Chinglensana Singh was signed by the then new team Dabang Mumbai
, for the 2015 season.
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