5 Odisha girls in Indian women’s hockey squad for Europe trip
New Delhi: Five young Odia hockey players have been selected in Indian women’s hockey team on a 15-day European tour starting September 5.
The 5 Odia girls included are- Deep Grace Ekka, Lilima Minz, Rashmita Minz, Sunita Lakra and Namita Toppo. They are selected in the 18-member squad led by Rani Ramphal for a series of matches to be played in Netherlands.
The list of Indian women’s player for European tour: Rani Ramphal (captain), Poonam Rani, Vandana Katariya, Reena Khokhar, Lalremsiami, Savita (vice captain), Rajani Etimarpu (goalkeeper), Deep Grace Ekka, Gurjit Kaur, Navdeep Kaur, Sunita Lakra, Rashmita Minz (all defenders), Namita Toppo, Nikki Pradhan, Monika, Karishma Yadav, Lilima Minz, Neha Goyal (all midfieders).