Ahmedabad Defenders

Ahmedabad Defenders

Team Information

Founded 2018
Owner(s) Bonhomie Sports Event Mgmt. Ltd.

Ahmedabad Defenders News

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Ahmedabad Defenders Bio

Ahmedabad Defenders is one of the six teams that will be participating in the upcoming Pro Volleyball League where they will be representing the region of the Ahmedabad. The team is owned by Bonhomie Sports Event Management Pvt. Ltd.


Mr. Ajay Jangra who is a popular name in the Volleyball world of India is selected to lead the team as the Head Coach while the captain of the side is decided to be Ranjit singh. Serbian Volleyball player Novica Bjelica has been announced as the Icon Player of Ahmedabad Defenders.


Current Rooster

The team is full of some really strong players like Ranjit Singh and Gurinder Singh apart from their Icon Player Novica Bjelica. Here is full squad of Ahmedabad Defenders:


NamePositionNationalityDate of BirthHeight
Novica BjelicaBlockerSerbia09 February202 cm
Ranjit SinghSetterIndia10 July 1991194 cm
Gurinder SinghUniversalIndia05 June 1986195 cm
Rahul GraakLiberoIndia14 May 1991177 cm
Dilip KoiwalAttackerIndia16 August 1988198 cm
Raman KumarAttackerIndia21 April 1993184 cm
Gagandeep SinghAttackerIndia29 November 1991190 cm
Viktor SyosevAttackerRussia16 September 1987199 cm
VaishnavBlockerIndia11 February 1990207 cm
Rajat BodlaBlockerIndia27 November 2000196 cm
Lijoy Robin PSetterIndia16 November197 cm
Sayyad Mubarak AliUniversalIndia01 June 1994198 cm


Support Staff

Coach: Dr. Ajay Jangra

Assistant Coach(es): Devender Singh, Gurjot Singh


Players to watch out for

Three of their top players are Novica Bjelica, Gurinder Singh and Ranjit Singh, who are expected to grab all the eyeballs during the tournament. 18 year old Rajat is also expected to emerge as a surprise package for everyone.


Ranjit Singh who will be leading the side was also the most expensive buy at the auctions of the first edition of Pro Volleyball League. He is a hard-working athlete who managed to reach such a platform after a lot of struggle in his early days.


Gurinder Singh is a tall player who fulfills the role of universal player in the side and has a tons of experience as he is the current captain of the Indian National Volleyball Team and is a part of them from almost the last 15 years.


Their Icon Player Novica Bjelica was a part of the Serbian National Volleyball Team during the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. He also a medal for Serbia for the European Championship, World Cup and World League, 2009 Italian Champion, 2015 Montenegrin Champion.


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