on Monday, announced veteran defender Narwal as their captain for the upcoming Pro Kabaddi Season 9, which is set to begin on Oct 7. Joginder, a 2-time title-winning left-corner, was bought by the JSW Sports-owned franchise for Rs 20 lakh at the auction in Aug this year. Because of his exploits over the past few seasons, Joginder has been regarded as one of the best defenders in the league. Speaking about his appointment, the 36-year-old expressed delight and said that he will work hard to help his team win the trophy 🏆 this season. "I am grateful to the Steelers and JSW Sports management for trusting me with this responsibility. I am confident in our team's abilities. Working along with the players in our squad at the training sessions has given me the confidence that we are ready to challenge for the title. Our team has bonded well in the pre-season and it will help in the way we communicate with each other on the mat," he was quoted as saying in a release on Monday.
Haryana Steelers appointed veteran defender Joginder Narwal as captain.