newshockeya month ago

We will give our best in Tokyo, asserts India women’s hockey skipper Rani Rampal

India women’s hockey skipper Rani Rampal credited her team for the achievement of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics and said her team will give their best at the mega event next year. Rampal scored in the 49th minute of the second leg which turned out to be India’s ticket to Tokyo.
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featurehockeya month ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Deep Grace Ekka targets Olympic qualification in home conditions

Senior defender of the Indian women’s hockey team Deep Grace Ekka has a target of taking her team in the Tokyo Olympics via the FIH Olympic Qualifiers in Bhubaneswar. Ekka has expressed her excitement of playing in front of an energetic and passionate hockey crowd at her home venue.
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newshockey2 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Kathleen Sharkey excited to play in India for first time

Ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers matches against India, USA women’s hockey team’s skipper Kathleen Sharkey has expressed his excitement to play in India for the first time.  The USA women will take on Rani Rampal and co. in the two games at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar next month.
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featurehockey2 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | More PC conversion chances have made me more confident, says Gurjit Kaur

Indian women’s hockey team player Gurjit Kaur has said that the opportunities to take penalty corners for the senior team have made her more confident with the drag-flicks. Gurjit is eager to take on the USA team when the Indian women will play their FIH Olympic Qualifiers game next month.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey2 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Teamwork and home support will help us against USA, says Rani Rampal

Indian women’s hockey team skipper Rani Rampal has praised the consistency in team selection which she believes helps the team members understand each other better on and off the field. Rani said that the support that the Bhubaneswar crowd will provide is going to be a huge boost for her side.
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newshockey2 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Confident of qualifying for our second successive Olympics, asserts Savita Punia

One of the most experienced players in the Indian women’s hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia is confident that they will qualify for their second consecutive Olympics. The women’s team will be up against the USA while the men’s team will take on Russia in their respective Tokyo Olympics qualifiers.
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newshockey2 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Hockey India names 18-member women’s squad; Rani Rampal to continue as captain

Rani Rampal will continue as the skipper of the 18-mmber Indian women’s hockey team which will take on the USA in the two FIH Olympic Qualifier matches at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar next month. Goalkeeper Savita Punia will be the vice-captain of the Sjoerd Marijne-coached unit.
Press Release
newshockey2 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Happy with energy and confidence of the girls, says Sjoerd Marijne

Indian women’s coach Sjoerd Marijne has said that he is quite happy with the way the players are confident and full of energy ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers against the USA in Bhubaneswar. Skipper Rani Rampal has mentioned that the girls were looking forward to playing at the Kalinga Stadium.
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newshockey2 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Hockey India names 22 players for senior women’s national camp

Hockey India has named 22 players for the upcoming senior women’s national camp to be held in Bhubaneswar from October 14 ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers to be played next month. The players will report to chief coach Sjoerd Marijne at the Kalinga Stadium during the national camp.
Press Release
reporthockey2 months ago

Indian women’s team’s last game against Great Britain ends in draw

The Indian women's hockey team was held to a 2-2 draw by Great Britain in their last match of the England tour on Friday. Navjot Kaur (8') and Gurjit Kaur (48') scored the goals for the visiting Indian women’s side that ended the tour with one win, one defeat and three draws against Great Britain. 
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