Indian women's hockey team leaves for a preparatory tour of Rotterdam
Posted on: 05:00 PM IST Apr 20, 2013
New Delhi: An 18-member Indian women's hockey team Saturday left for Rotterdam to prepare itself for the FIH Hockey World League Round-3 (semi-finals) to be held from June 13-23 this year.
The Indian women will play five matches at Rotterdam, including one against Dutch national side and four against club teams, from April 22-29.
The Indian team has qualified for the FIH World League Round-3 (Semi-finals), to be held at Rotterdam, in February this year.
The FIH World League also serves as a qualifier for the 2014 World Cup to be played in Hague, the Netherlands.
Goalkeepers: Savita, Rajni Etimarpu.
Defenders: Deep Grace Ekka, Kirandeep Kaur, Deepika, Namita Toppo, Sushila Chanu, M N Ponnamma, Sunita Lakra.
Midfielders: Ritu Rani, Monika, Vandana Katariya, Lilima Minz.
Forwards: Soundarya Yendala, Rashmi Singh, Anupa Barla, Rani, Poonam Rani.