New Delhi, Jan 30 : Hockey India on Wednesday named the Indian Junior Women’s Hockey Team for the upcoming matches against France to be held from February 8-13 in Lucknow and Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
The team will be led by Salima Tete while Lalremsiami will shoulder the duties of vice-captain as they will be playing a total of four matches against the French women's national team, the first two of which take place on February 8 and 9 respectively at the Padma Shri Mohammad Shahid Synthetic Hockey Stadium in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, while the third match is scheduled to be held on February 11 at the Veer Bahadur Singh Sports College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. The teams return to Lucknow for the fourth and last match which will be played on February 13.
The 20-member team consists of Goalkeepers Bichu Devi Kharibam and Khushboo, while Defenders Philicia Toppo, Gagandeep Kaur, Salima Tete, Priyanka, Suman Devi Thoudam and Ishika Choudhary. (UNI)