Thursday, April 18

Hockey India Announces 60-Member Squad for Women’s National Camp

A massive 60-member camp announced by Hockey India to find the next gems of women's hockey!  Can they build a stronger national team?

Hockey India (HI) has announced a comprehensive selection process for the women’s national team. A massive 60-member squad will report to a training camp in Bengaluru, aiming to secure a spot in the final 33-member core probables. This extensive approach highlights HI’s commitment to talent development and unearthing hidden gems across the country.

Fresh Faces and Familiar Names

The core group comprises players who impressed at the recently concluded Senior Women’s National Championship. This strategy ensures fresh talent is given a fair chance, with seasoned campaigners also present to provide guidance and experience.

How Hockey India can Build a Stronger Team!

While a large pool allows for in-depth evaluation, a concern might be the management of such a vast group. Here’s how HI can optimize this process:

  • Structured Training Regimen: Dividing the squad into smaller training groups based on skill level and experience can ensure focused training for individual players.
  • Playing Time Opportunities: Organizing practice matches within the camp or against local teams can provide valuable playing time for all 60 members, allowing coaches to assess their performance under pressure.
  • Transparent Communication: Maintaining open communication with players throughout the selection process is crucial. Regular feedback and clear explanations for selection decisions will boost morale and foster a positive team environment.

A Look Ahead

The upcoming camp presents an exciting opportunity for both aspiring and established players. With a robust selection process in place, Hockey India is poised to identify and nurture the talent that will spearhead the Indian women’s hockey team towards future success.

Players Selected for Assessment Camp (by position):

GoalkeeperSonal Minj
GoalkeeperBichu Devi Kharibam
GoalkeeperMadhuri Kindo
GoalkeeperBansari Solanki
GoalkeeperPromila Kr
GoalkeeperRamya Kurmapu
DefenderNikki Pradhan
DefenderRopni Kumari
DefenderT Suman Devi
DefenderAnjana Dungdung
DefenderNishi Yadav
MidfielderMahima Choudhary
MidfielderSalima Tete
MidfielderManashri Shedage
MidfielderAkshata Abaso Dhekale
MidfielderMarina Lalramnghaki
MidfielderPrabhleen Kaur
MidfielderManisha Chauhan
MidfielderIshika Chaudhary
MidfielderRitanyna Sahu
MidfielderJyoti Chhatri
MidfielderAjmina Kujur
MidfielderSujata Kujur
MidfielderKruthika Sp
MidfielderMahima Tete
MidfielderMamta Bhat
MidfielderEdula Jyothi
MidfielderAnisha Dungdung
MidfielderBhavna Khade
MidfielderMaxima Toppo
ForwardSharmila Devi
ForwardNavneet Kaur
ForwardDeepika Soreng
ForwardSangita Kumari
ForwardVaishnavi Vitthal Phalke
ForwardRutaja Dadaso Pisal
ForwardVertika Rawat
ForwardPreeti Dubey
ForwardHritika Singh
ForwardMariana Kujur
ForwardMumtaz Khan
ForwardTaranpreet Kaur
ForwardBaljeet Kaur
ForwardVandana Katariya
ForwardDipi Monika Toppo
ForwardKajal S Atpadkar
ForwardManju Chorsiya

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