Jamshedpur, Nov. 11: Special Olympics National Championships for Floor Ball (Men) will be held at Bangalore from 12th to 17th Nov 2018.
To select team Jharkhand, coaching camp for special athletes were conducted at JRD Tata Sports Complex, which commenced on 24th October and selection of athletes was held on November 3.
Eight athletes along with two coaches have been shortlisted and they left for Bangalore on 10th November.
The team includes Eqbal Hussain (Bokaro), Siser Oraon ( Ratu Ranchi), Rakesh Bag ( East Singhbum), Dilshad Raza (East Singhbhum), Shashi Munda ( Ranchi), Rahul Sharma ( Giridih), Krishna Thakkur (Giridih), Sital Sika ( East Singhbhum) and coaches Haider Raza from SSA Ranchi and Arun Datta HOD East Singhbhum.
Special Olympics Bharat Jharkhand official informed, our team is prepared and we expect good result from our young special athletes.
‘National Championships is very important as the probables will be shortlisted for Special Olympics World Winter Games scheduled for 2021 at USA’, said an official.
Team will return on 19th November. Bailey Bodhanwala Area Director & Ritu Raj Sinha President SOB Jharkhand has convened their best wishes to team.