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  India beat Korea in 1st Women Hockey Test
BHUBANESWAR,20 May 2019 (Team Orisports)
 

Indian Women Hockey Team, featuring three players from Odisha, beat Korea 2-1 in the first of the three-test series at Jinchun National Athletic Centre in Jinchun, Korea today. Odisha players are: Deep Grace Ekka, Sunita Lakra and Lilima Minz.

The last two tests will take place on 22 and 24 May, 2019. The Indian women team is touring Korea under Chief Coach Sjoerd Marijne, and is being captained by Rani and vice-captained by Savita.

 

The three test matches are expected to help the Indian team in their preparation for the FIH Women’s Series Finals, which is scheduled to be held in Hiroshima, Japan from 15th to 23rd June, 2019.

INDIAN WOMEN TEAM:
Goalkeepers:
Savita (Vice-captain), Rajani Etimarpu. Defenders: Salima Tete, Sunita Lakra, Deep Grace Ekka, Karishma Yadav, Gurjit Kaur, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam. Midfielders: Monika, Navjot Kaur, Nikki Pradhan, Neha Goyal, Lilima Minz. Forwards: Rani (Captain), Vandana Katariya, Lalremsiami, Jyoti, Navneet Kaur.

RESULTS:
May 20 (First Test):
India (Lalremsiami 11’, Navneet 40’) beat Korea (Hyejeong 48’) 2-1.
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TOP: Players of Indian Women Team before their departure for Republic of Korea on 10 May 2019.
RIGHT: Odisha player Lilima Minz (Left) in action during first test against Korea in Jinchun on 20 May 2019.

 
   

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