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4 Odia girl selected for Ind-Korea Women hockey tour
Sportslogon Team February 23rd 2018

Bhubaneswar : Odia defender Sunita Lakra will shoulder the responsibility of skipper Rani as vice-captain of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team for the forthcoming Korea Tour between March 3 to12 where they will play five matches against the hosts at the Jinchun National Athletic Centre, Jinchun, Korea.

Four Odia girls has been named in the 20-member squad which was announced by hockey India selection committee on Friday.

Odisha defender Sunita, Deep Grace Ekka and mid-fielder Lilima Minz and Namita Toppo were conformed their place in the national women team,

The Korea Tour will be Indian Team’s first event after their historic Asia Cup success where they beat China 5-4 in a penalty shootout to lift the title in November last year.

Squad: Goalkeepers; Rajani Etimarpu, Swati, Defenders; Deepika, Sunita Lakra (VC), Deep Grace Ekka, Suman Devi Thoudam, Gurjit Kaur, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, Midfielders; Monika, Namita Toppo, Nikki Pradhan, Neha Goyal, Lilima Minz, Udita, Forwards; Rani (C), Vandana Katariya, Lalremsiami, Navjot Kaur, Navneet Kaur, Poonam Rani. .
This news was added and updated on : February 23rd 2018
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