Indian women’s team will play a 4 match test series against Azerbaijan at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on 15th, 16th, 18th and 19th January 2012 (3:00PM to 4:30PM) as a part of their preparatory camp for Olympic Qualifiers. These tests will not only provide invaluable experience for the players ahead of the Olympic Qualifications to be conducted at the same venue from 18 – 25 February, but also an opportunity for the selectors to identify the team for this Qualifying tournament.
The 48 core probables are currently camping in the capital for their last phase preparation for Olympic Qualifiers. These core probables include the 18 members squad which visited South American Country Argentina to play 2 four nation’s tournament against South Africa, Ireland and hosts Argentina (the Las Leonas). Indian eves finished 3rd after the world champions Las Leonas (who are already qualified for London Olympics) and South Africa who will be traveling to New Delhi to take part in 1st qualifying tournament for London 2012. South Africans will be biggest challenge to be overcome by Indian women to book their tickets London.
Spectator entry for the Azerbaijan and India four match test series will be free.
The 48 core Probables in the camp are:
Goalkeepers: Yogita Bali, Savita, Rajani Etimarpu, Sanarik Chanu Ningombam, Sukhmani Virk
Joydeep Kaur, Jaspreet Kaur, Th. Pinky Devi, Preety Sunila Kiro, Basanti Kachhap, Reena Rathaur, Sandeep Kaur (Haryana), Subhadra Pradhan, Apoorva Vishwakarma
Ritu Rani, Asunta Lakra, Kirandeep Kaur, Mukta Prava Barla, Deepika, Kiran Dahiya, M.N. Ponnamma, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, Deep Grace Ekka, Sandeep Kaur (Punjab), Monika Malik, Namita Toppo, Anju Dhiman, Balwinder Kaur Mehra
Jasjeet Kaur Handa, Poonam Rani, Vandana Katariya, Saba Anjum, Rani, Anuradha Devi Thokchom, Soundarya Yendala, Rosalin Dungdung, Lilima Minz, Rashmi Singh, M. Lily Chanu, Preeti Singh, Kavita Vidyarthi, Ramandeep Kaur, Anupa Barla, Kulsumbi, Chanchan Devi, Navneet Kaur, Navjot Kaur, Neha Goel