Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 : The US Women's Hockey Team arrived here on Friday for the FIH Olympic Qualifiers.
US will take on India on November 1 and 2 here at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium. The team's skipper Kathleen Sharkey said, expressed her team's excitement to play a major event here in India, which has a history of hockey excellence. "It is exciting to be in India. None of us have been here before but we know India has a great history in hockey and people here are very passionate about the sport with a lot of fans coming to watch the matches live. stated the 29-year-old who have 174 International Caps to her name.
The Indian Women's Team had last met the US during 2018 Women's World Cup in London where India held US to a 1-1 draw.(UNI)