New Delhi, June 13: Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday med 33 players for the junior women’s tiol camp after intensive selection trials conducted under the watchful eyes of High Performance Director David John.
The move behind organising the tiol camp is to develop a core group of players who will aim to qualify for the 2020 Junior Women’s World Cup.
The previous team had rrowly missed out on their qualification for the 2016 edition of the Junior Women’s World Cup. The campers will be trained by 1996 and 2000 Olympian Baljeet Singh Saini, coach for the Indian junior women’s squad.
Saini has previously worked with squad in 2016 and under his tutelage the Under-18 Indian women’s team secured a bronze medal at the 2016 U-18 Asia Cup held in December. IANS