Four Odisha Players Named In Indian Women’s Hockey Team For Argentina Tour
Bhubaneswar: Four women hockey players from Odisha have found place in the Indian Squad for the Argentina tour. The Indian women’s hockey team is scheduled to leave for Argentina today.
According to Hockey India, four players — Deep Grace Ekka, Lilima Minz, Namita Toppo and Rashmita Minz have been selected for travelling to Argentina.
Hockey India said a core group of 25 players and seven support staff will take off from Delhi en route to Argentina on Sunday.
The team will be competing in eight matches against the host nation, scheduled from January 17.
This will be the first time the Indian hockey team preparing for the Olympic Games has received government sanction to travel for an international assignment after the Coronavirus pandemic.