The Fans of HockeyJunior IndiaRitu Rani will lead Team India at Junior Women Asia Cup, Thailand

India started their campaign in 6th Junior Women’s Asia Cup against Sri Lanka on June 27 and defeated them 16-0. India will then face Singapore, China and Malaysia in their group stage matches. (Detailed Schedule Here)

Ritu Rani

Ritu Rani

This tournament will be the qualifier for the FIH Junior Women World cup to be held in 2013. The 18 member squad will be lead by experienced midfielder Ritu Rani while forward Poonam Rani will be the Vice-Captain. India are the bronze medalists of last edition of Junior Women Asia Cup played at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2008.

Team India Junior Women’s Team Players  – 6th Asia Cup

Shirt No. Players Name Caps
1 Sukhmani Virk (GK) 0
2 Pinki Devi Thokchom 14
3 Deep Grace Ekka 12
4 P Sushila Chanu 29
5 Namita Toppo 0
6 Monika 0
7 Kiran Dahiya 15
8 Ritu Rani (Capt.) 133
9 Poonam Rani (V-Capt.) 72
10 Vandana Katariya 53
11 Lilima Minz 7
12 Navneet Kaur 1
13 Anupa Barla 7
14 Navjot Kaur 0
15 Nikki Pradhan 0
16 Bigan Soy (GK) 0
17 M Lily Chanu 3
18 Manjeet Kaur 0

Narinder Singh Saini (Coach), Kamlesh Kumar Meena (Doctor), Gaurav Mehra (Physiotherapist), Siwach Pritam (Stand-in Manager), Rekha Bhide (Manager)

Photo by:  Matías Noé Correa Arce / CAH .

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