Hockey India announced 66 players for junior women’s camp

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Hockey India announced 66 players for the junior women’s camp. The players have been selected on the basis of performance in the domestic junior competitions recognized by Hockey India in 2021. The federation said in a media release that the camp will be organized keeping in mind the selection of core potential players.

New Delhi. Hockey India has shortlisted 66 players for the Junior Women’s National Camp, which will begin at the Sports Authority of India in Bengaluru from Monday, keeping in mind the selection of players for the upcoming World Cup. The players have been selected on the basis of performance in domestic junior competitions recognized by Hockey India in 2021. The federation said in a media release that the camp will be organized keeping in mind the selection of core potential players. Explaining the importance of the camp, Indian women’s team head coach Yaneke Schopman said the players have been selected keeping in mind the Junior World Cup, which will be played in South Africa in April, which has been postponed after the Omicron variant cases increased in the country. Was.

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“The players have been selected keeping in mind not only the upcoming junior women’s tournament to be held this year but the next World Cup in 2023 and the 2028 Olympic Games,” she said. “We want to send our best team to the tournament and with the extra time available now, this camp will help us identify players who can show their talent on the big stage in the future,” said Shopman. “It is also a learning opportunity for all and an opportunity for us to make sure that we are ready for our next challenge,” he said.

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