Defenders Ishika Chaudhary and Akshata Abaso Dhekale, midfielder Baljeet Kaur and striker Sangita Kumari also missed out as the team management reposed faith in the core group of players.
Manpreet had led the Indian team to a historic bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo last year and he will take over the reins from Amit Rohidas.
The discussions reportedly focused on early completion of the airport’s ongoing works and associated formalities following which the timeline was prepared.
Still in with an outside chance of finishing at the top of the standings, the Indian men would be hoping to sign off their campaign on a high against the mighty Netherlands.
Sonika is hopeful the Indian hockey team will bounce back in the upcoming games against Argentina, set to be played on June 18 and 19.
Sreejesh, as usual, was brilliant under the bar, foiling a number of attempts from the hosts throughout the match but his two saves in the final quarter proved to be crucial.
David John believes that the Indian hockey team will peak in the 2028 Olympics, giving itself its best shot in several years at a gold medal.
The Indian men are currently placed second in the league standings with 27 points from 12 games, a rung above Belgium.
“We have a slight request that we communicated,” Thierry Weil, FIH CEO, told select journalists in an online call on Tuesday.
The Indian men's and women's hockey teams left for Brussels ahead of the upcoming FIH Hockey Pro League scheduled to be held on June 11 and 12.
Though Hockey India is under the rule of CoA, FIH's chief executive officer Thierry Weil feels the court's intervention does not affect its trust in India's national association.
Mohammed Raheel had a remarkable outing in Lausanne as he emerged as the tournament's top scorer with 10 goals and was adjudged the Best Player of the Tournament.
Karthi's outstanding performance helped India win a bronze medal at the tournament which took place between May 23 and June 1.
India started brightly and pushed hard in the first five minutes of the match but their attacks fizzled once out inside the opposition D.
It's a bit more complicated for the women's team to pick the first-choice 18 as the World Cup finishes less than two weeks before the first match in Birmingham.