Hockey India on Sunday named 25 gamers, together with the members of nationwide staff that secured a historic fourth place on the Tokyo Olympics, for the senior girls’s nationwide teaching Camp scheduled to start right here from Monday. “The core group which additionally contains the 16 gamers who have been a part of the Indian contingent on the Olympic Video games Tokyo 2020 will report on Sunday, 12 September for the Nationwide Camp which can conclude on 20 October 2021,” HI mentioned in a launch.
The 25 porobables embrace Gagandeep Kaur, Mariana Kujur, Suman Devi Thoudam and Mahima Choudhary, who’ve been moved to the Senior Core Group from the Junior ranks. Skilled participant Lilima Minz, Rashmita Minz, Jyoti, Rajwinder Kaur and Manpreet Kaur too have acquired a call-up for the camp. Salima Tete, Lalremsiami and Sharmila who have been a part of the Olympic squad will be a part of the junior Indian girls’s staff’s ongoing nationwide teaching camp on the identical campus in SAI, Bengaluru. Bichu Devi Kharibam who was additionally a part of the Olympic Core group will now be a part of the Junior Nationwide Camp. The junior core Group is at the moment getting ready for the all-important FIH Junior Girls’s World Cup to be held later this yr in South Africa.
“Whereas the marketing campaign in Tokyo ended on a disappointing be aware for the gamers because it was a case of so close to but so removed from the medal, the love and help the gamers have acquired over these previous few weeks has been unimaginable and this has motivated them to do higher,” Hockey India President Gyanendro Ningombam mentioned.
Core Possible Group: Savita, Rajani Etimarpu, Deep Grace Ekka, Reena Khokhar, Manpreet Kaur, Gurjit Kaur, Nisha, Nikki Pradhan, Monika, Neha, Lilima Minz, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, Namita Toppo, Rani, Vandana Katariya, Navjot Kaur, Navneet Kaur, Rajwinder Kaur, Udita, Rashmita Minz, Jyoti, Gagandeep Kaur, Mariana Kujur, Suman Devi Thoudam, Mahima Choudhary.