Salalah [Oman], August 24 (ANI): The Indian Women’s Hockey crew will start their marketing campaign on the Women’s Asian Hockey 5s World Cup Qualifier towards Malaysia in Salalah, Oman on August 25.
The event is scheduled to happen from August 25 to August 28. India are within the Elite Pool together with Japan, Malaysia, and Thailand. The second, Challengers Pool, consists of Hong Kong China, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Iran, and Oman.
According to a Hockey India launch, a complete of 16 groups will likely be collaborating within the 2024 FIH Hockey 5s World Cup. Oman, being the host nation has already certified. For the Indian Women’s Hockey Team to qualify for the 2024 FIH Hockey 5s World Cup, they should end within the prime 3. Besides this, the highest 3 groups from Africa, America, Europe and Oceania can even qualify for the 2024 FIH Hockey 5s World Cup. The final time, the Indian Women’s Hockey Team performed towards Malaysia was throughout the Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022. The Indian Women’s Hockey Team received by 9-0. Against Japan, they locked horns on the Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022. The Indian crew went down 2-0. They confronted Thailand final within the Women’s Asian Champions Trophyin Donghae, South Korea, the place the Indian Women’s Team received by a margin of 13-0.
“There are some quality teams in the qualifiers, so we have to be at our best,” stated ladies’s hockey crew captain Navjot Kaur, earlier than including,”We cannot take anything for granted. We will take things slowly, try to play fluid attacking hockey and work hard to qualify for the 2024 FIH Hockey 5s World Cup. In every match, we will put our best foot forward. We will aim to be the best and finish first after working on our strengths and weaknesses over the last few months.”Meanwhile, sharing her Captain’s sentiments, Vice-Captain Jyoti stated, “Every team participating here wants to be the best. We understand what is at stake, and we will not take any team lightly. We’ve been putting in a lot of work in the gym. The preparations have been excellent, and our previous performances will boost the players’ confidence. We want to represent the country at the highest level in this format, and the players are eager to deliver.” Schedule of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team: India will tackle Malaysia on August 25, Japan on August 26 and Thailand on August 27. (ANI)