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Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022: Savita Punia to lead 18-member Indian team

Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022: Savita Punia to lead 18-member Indian team

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Goalkeeper Savita Punia will captain an 18-member Indian squad at the Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022 in Muscat, Oman from January 21-28. Indian women are the defending champions at the continental event. The Indian women’s hockey team, named by Hockey India on Wednesday, features 16 players who were part of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, where the Indian eves finished fourth. Regular skipper Rani Rampal will miss out as she is undergoing rehabilitation for a hamstring injury in Bengaluru. Defender Deep Grace Ekka will be the vice-captain. Gurjit Kaur and Vandana Katariya, who were India’s top goalscorers at Tokyo 2020, are also in the squad. China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand are the seven other teams competing at the Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022....
Chief Coach Janneke Schopman outlines Indian Team’s intent to play “fast and attacking hockey” in upcoming Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022

Chief Coach Janneke Schopman outlines Indian Team’s intent to play “fast and attacking hockey” in upcoming Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022

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The 2022 Women’s Hockey Asia Cup will be played in Muscat, Oman from 21 – 28 January 2022  As the 2022 Women’s Hockey Asia Cup draws near, Indian women’s hockey team Chief Coach Janneke Schopman is eager to make a positive start to her term at the helm of the women’s team. The 2022 Women’s Hockey Asia Cup, to be held in the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat, Oman from 21 – 28 January, will set the stage as the first major competition for the Indian eves in the new year. Speaking about her team’s preparation for the Asia Cup, Schopman said, “Currently we are working on defining our style of play as the Indian Women’s Team. That means a lot of movement on and off the ball and people joining in attack as we want to play fast and attacking hockey. We want to make use of our skills a...