Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday congratulated three women hockey players from the state for making it to the 18-member India squad for bilateral series to be played against South Korea.
The CM took to his Twitter handle to extend his best wishes to the three players- Sunita Lakra, Deep Grace Ekka, and Lilima Minz.
Congratulate women hockey players from #Odisha, Sunita Lakra, Deep Grace Ekka, Lilima Minz for making it to the 18 member India squad for bilateral series to be played against South Korea. Their participation will surely fortify the team. Best wishes to the team https://t.co/oSM1PqZVz3
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) May 11, 2019
Hockey India on Friday named the 18-member Indian Women’s Hockey Team for the Republic Of Korea Tour scheduled to begin on 20th May 2019 at the Jinchun National Athletic Center, Jinchun, Korea.