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25 women players called up for hockey national camp for Tokyo Olympic Games

Hockey India has named the 25-member core probable group for the senior women’s national coaching camp as part of the team’s preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Tokyo Olympic Games

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 Feb 2021 6:41 AM GMT

NEW DELHI: Hockey India has named the 25-member core probable group for the senior women's national coaching camp as part of the team's preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games.

After a two-week break following their Argentina Tour, the core group will assemble at the Sports Authority of India (SAI), Bengaluru on Sunday and will undergo mandatory quarantine.

The 25-member probable list includes goalkeepers Savita, Rajani Etimarpu and Bichu Devi Kharibam. The defenders selected for the camp include Deep Grace Ekka, Reena Khokhar, Salima Tete, Manpreet Kaur, Gurjit Kaur and Nisha.

Nikki Pradhan, Monika, Neha, Lilima Minz, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam and Namita Toppo are the midfielders called-up for the camp while forwards Rani, Lalremsiami, Vandana Katariya, Navjot Kaur, Navneet Kaur, Rajwinder Kaur, Jyoti, Sharmila Devi, Udita, Rashmita Minz will also report.

In January, the group had set out on their first tour in over 12 months and despite not registering a win on the tour, chief coach Sjoerd Marjine was happy with the effort put in by his team against the World No.2 side. IANS

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