New Delhi: As many as seven players from Odisha have been placed in the list of the 48 players for the Senior Women’s National Hockey Camp.
Deep Grace Ekka, Sunita Lakra, Rashmita Minz, Lilima Minz, Namita Toppo, Anupa Barla and Birajini Ekka are the seven players who were selected by the Hockey India to take part in the National Woman hockey camp which is slated to commence on May 28 at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru.
The team will make use of this short preparatory camp that concludes on June 9 to assess their performance and work on the short comings ahead of the Spain Tour that begins on June 10.
In the men’s group too, six Odia players – Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas, Dipsan Tirkey, Nilam Sanjeep Xess, Anand Lakra and Amon Mirash Tirkey – have been included in the 48 players for a 21-day national camp ahead of the FIH (Fédération Internationale de Hockey) men’s Champions Trophy in Breda, the Netherlands.
The 48 Women National Campers list
Goalkeepers- Savita, Rajani Etimarpu, Swati, Chanchal, Sonal Minj, Jaspreet Kaur.
Defenders- Deep Grace Ekka, Sunita Lakra, Sushila Chanu Phukhrambam, Gurjit Kaur, Rashmita Minz, Suman Devi Thoudam, Deepika, Neelu Dadiya, Mahima Choudhary, Kanika Raj, Manmeet Kaur, S.P. Kruthika, Nisha,
Midfielders – Nikki Pradhan, Monika, Lilima Minz, Namita Toppo, Neha Goyal, Udita, Manpreet Kaur, Jyoti, Ramwala Maitri, Anuja Singh, Anajali HR, Shyama Tidgam, Sonika, Puja Yadav and Karishma Yadav.
Forwards- Rani, Lalremsiami, Navneet Kaur, Navjot Kaur, Rajwinder Kaur, Vandana Katariya, Anupa Barla, Priyanka Wankhede, Preeti Dubey, Reena Khokhar, Siddhi Singh, Leelavathy Mallamada, Soundarya Yendela, Birajani Ekka.