Suraj Karkera

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Suraj Karkera
Personal information
Born (1995-10-14) 14 October 1995 (age 23)
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Playing position Goalkeeper
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– India

Suraj Karkera (born 14 October 1995) is an Indian field hockey player who plays as a goalkeeper.

Life and career[edit]

Karkera was born on 14 October 1995 in Bombay. He did his schooling at Children's Academy in Malad and is pursuing a degree in commerce from the Rizvi College, as of 2017.[1][2]

Karkera made his debut for the Indian junior team in 2015 and was a regular member of the team on several tours. He made his senior team debut the following year and was part of India's gold-medal winning squad at the 2017 Men's Hockey Asia Cup.[3]


  1. ^ Roy, Dhananjay (4 August 2017). "Can Suraj rise in the West?". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  2. ^ Mehta, Rutvick (4 August 2015). "How 19-year-old hockey player Suraj Karkera is making a mark on the international stage". DNA India. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  3. ^ Ferro, Ashwin (29 July 2017). "Mumbai lad Suraj Karkera makes it to senior India hockey team". Mid-Day. Retrieved 12 November 2017.

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