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Savita Punia To Lead India Ladies’ Hockey Team In FIH Nations Cup In December, Navjot Kaur Gets back in the saddle

FIH Country’s Cup: Goalkeeper Savita Punia will keep on leading the team while veteran defenders Profound Effortlessness Ekka will be her representative.

Savita Punia (born 11 July 1990) is an Indian field hockey player and an individual from the Indian ladies’ public field hockey team.

She hails from Haryana and plays as the goalkeeper. Savita Punia is otherwise called the “Extraordinary Mass of India” as a result of her wonderful and remarkable presence at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Indian Female hockey team missed the bronze decoration in Tokyo Olympics 2020 by an edge.

India on Wednesday named a 20-part team for the ladies’ FIH Nations Cup hockey competition to be played in Valencia, Spain from December 11 to 17 with midfielder Navjot Kaur making a return subsequent to passing up a great opportunity at the Province Games recently.

Goalkeeper Savita Punia will keep on leading the team while veteran protector Profound Elegance Ekka will be her appointee.

The FIH Ladies’ Nations Cup is a significant apparatus in the worldwide schedule as the bosses of this competition will be elevated to the FIH Ladies’ Genius Association 2023-2024 season.

India is gathered in Pool B alongside Chile, Japan, and South Africa while Pool A comprises of Ireland, Italy, Korea, and Spain.

India will open their mission against Chile on the first day of the season of the competition.
Youthful forward Magnificence Dungdung is good to go to make her global introduction at the competition while the accomplished Navjot Kaur gets back to the crew in the wake of missing the Birmingham Republic Games because of Coronavirus disease.

The team additionally incorporates, hold goalkeeper Bichu Devi Kharibam, while drag-flash Gurjit Kaur, Nikki Pradhan, Udita, and Ishika Chaudhary will frame the cautious line alongside Ekka.

The midfield will highlight Nisha, Salima Tete, Sushila Chanu Kharibam, Monika, Neha, Sonika, Jyoti, and Navjot Kaur, while the forward line will have Vandana Katariya, Lalremsiami, Navneet Kaur, Sangita Kumari, and Dungdung.

The Indian ladies, who as of late won bronze at the Birmingham CWG in August, completed an amazing third in their lady outing in the 2021-22 FIH Ace Association, behind Argentina and the Netherlands.

The impending competition will give the Indians a chance to meet all requirements for FIH Expert Association 2023-2024 season.

Our level is getting higher and the gathering is exceptionally aggressive. It was hard to pick 20 players yet I accept this gathering will have a decent opportunity to perform well and show what we have been dealing with,” boss mentor Janneke Schopman said in a proclamation given by Hockey India.

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