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Ritu to lead Indian eves

New Delhi, Sep 10, 2012, DHNS:

Ritu Rani will lead the women’s team in Electric Ireland Champions Challenge 1 from September 29 to October 7 at the National Hockey Stadium in the University College Dublin.

Defender Kirandeep Kaur will be vice-captain for the tournament, which will be chief coach Neil Hawgood's first assignment with the Indian team.

Rani said they are confident of giving tough fight to their opponents. “We have worked very hard during the camp. We are confident we will compete hard and do our best against quality oppositions,” she said.


Besides India, Australia, Belgium, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, USA and hosts Ireland will compete in the event. The winner will join Argentina, England, Netherlands, Germany and Japan in the Champions Trophy 2014 in Argentina.

The team: Goalkeepers: Yogita Bali, Savita. Defenders: Jaspreet Kaur, Sushila Chanu, Kirandeep Kaur (vice-captain), Deep Grace Ekka, Deepika, Joydeep Kaur. Mid-fielders: Ritu Rani (captain), Vandana Katariya, Monika Malik, Chanchan Devi, Poonam Rani, MN Ponnamma. Forwards: Roselin Dung Dung, Soundarya Yendala, Lily Chanu, Anupa Barla.

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