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ARUN PANCHIA

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First Name:ARUN

Surname:PANCHIA

Shirt:#24

Position:Midfield

Association:Auckland

Age:30

Caps:287 CAPS

Goals:5 GOALS

Nickname: Magic

Town You Grew Up In: Auckland

Currently Live In: Auckland

Occupation: Financial Services

Career High: Silver Medal at the Commonwealth Games

Career Low: Losing QF at World League and not qualifying for Rio

Age Started Playing Hockey: 5

Most Influential on your Career: My teammates. Training and competing with them on a regular basis and seeing the commitment it requires to be a Black Stick

Playing Strength: Composure on the ball, vision

Playing Weakness: Tight skills

Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, watching sport

Favourite TV Show: Peaky Blinders

Favourite Food: Pizza

Favourite Music: Fat Freddy’s Drop

Quote: “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed” – Michael Jordan