Balbir Singh Junior was part of the Indian team that won silver at the Asian Games held in Tokyo, Japan in 1958.
Argentina started brightly and would have been ahead had it not been for some excellent saves from India goalkeeper Krishan Bahadur Pathak, who twice denied Martin Ferreiro.
The Asian Hockey Federation was earlier forced to postpone the ACT for both men and women twice because of the pandemic.
Singh, who was bestowed the Dronacharya award in 2012, served as the chief coach of the senior India men's hockey team from 2017 to 2018.
The Indian men's hockey team made a positive start to its tour of Argentina, beating the reigning Olympic champions 4-3 in the first practice match.
Harmanpreet Singh observed that adapting to the host nation's style of play will be key to success for the Indian team.
PHF officials will be taking up the issue of resuming bilateral series against India at neutral venues on the sidelines of the 47th FIH Statutory Congress.
Yoga and fitness training sessions were held at the Mudfort Hockey Ground that was participated by hundreds of people.
According to the Simdega district administration, six players from Jharkhand and five from Chandigarh along with a coach were found to be positive for the virus
Dr Subbaiah AB, secretary of Hockey Karnataka and member of the selection committee of Hockey India, expressed disbelief over the grant of FIH certification to the turf without completion of the work
Experienced drag-flick specialist Rupinder Pal Singh as well as Varun Kumar, who had missed out the previous tour owing to rehab, are also back in the mix.
While the district annually hosted the record-breaking hockey tournament, the same has met with hurdles from the past three years.
In an interview with TNIE, the player from Kurukshetra, Haryana, opens up on the road to Tokyo, staying mentally fresh in the coming months and more.
Of the amount, Rs 90 crore will be allocated through budget spread across three financial years starting from 2020-21.
The Indian team scripted history after registering a thrilling win 2-1 over arch-rival Pakistan on March 15 in the final of the mega event.