Sukhi Panesar is among 18 players named to the Canadian Men’s Field Hockey Team which will compete at the World League Semi-Finals in Buenos Aires, Argentina June 3-14.
Panesar, a midfielder from Surrey, has 38 caps with the national team. He played his first international match in 2010 in Vancouver against the United States.
The World League Semi-Finals is the first of two opportunities for Canada to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A top three finish in Argentina will secure a place at the Olympics, as will a gold medal at the 2015 Pan-Am Games in in Toronto later this summer.