The Indian junior women’s hockey team has started preparations for the World Cup preparations to be held later this year. The team will begin this campaign with a tour of Chile. The Indian team will play against Chile’s junior team on January 17 and 18.
After this, the team will also play 4 matches against Chile’s senior team. The matches will be played on January 20, 21, 23, and 24. The team played its last tournament in December 2019.
Will be able to prepare for the World Cup
Indian junior women’s hockey team captain Suman Devi Thaudam said that we are very excited about the tour of Chile. He said, ‘We have not played any matches for several days because of coronavirus. We hope that this tour will be successful. We will also be able to prepare for the World Cup.
Captain thanks Hockey India for the efforts
Suman Devi said, ‘We thank him for the efforts of Hockey India. Because of him, we are ready to return to professional hockey once again. It was difficult to stay away from the game for so many days. The Chilean tour has come at the right time. ‘
Asia Cup preparations will also help.
Suman Devi said, ‘We have practiced well in the last few months. A visit to Chile will help us prepare for the Asia Cup in April. We are all set to play international tournaments after a long break.