4-week national camp for women’s hockey team from July 15

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New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Days after winning the Women’s Hockey Series Finals in Hiroshima, the Indian team will meet again at a four-week national camp beginning July 15 in Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru. The Indian eves had defeated Japan 3-1 in the finals of the tournament held on June 23.
On Saturday, Hockey India named the 33 core probable players who will report to coach Sjoerd Marijne for the camp that concludes on August 11. Following the training camp, the Women in Blue will travel to Japan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Test Event to be played between India, Japan, Australia and China starting August 17.
Goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders, forwards all have been asked to report for the national coaching camp.
“We will use this upcoming national coaching camp to evaluate our performances at the FIH Women’s Series Finals Hiroshima 2019, and identify the areas for improvement.
“If you win, everything looks good, but it is important to keep a critical eye on your own performance to take the next step in the right direction. We have a few focus points where we want to improve, and the next four weeks will be utilized in making the improvements,” expressed Marijne.
He added that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Test Event in August will be a good test for his team.
An impressive Indian Womenโ€™s Hockey team on June 23 won the FIH Women’s Series Finals Hiroshima 2019 after defeating hosts Japan 3-1 in the Final held here at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium.

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