Hey there, sports enthusiasts! Get ready to cheer for our fierce Indian Women’s Hockey Team as they gear up for the much-anticipated Jharkhand Women’s Asian Champions Trophy 2023, set to electrify Ranchi from October 27th to November 5th. Following their triumphant Bronze medal win at the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022, Team India is all set to showcase their skill and determination against top contenders including Japan, China, Korea, Malaysia, and Thailand.
Leadership and Strategy
Savita, the powerhouse, will lead the squad, supported by the talented Deep Grace Ekka as her deputy. The action-packed journey kicks off with a face-off against Thailand on October 27th, followed by an intense clash with Malaysia on October 28th. Brace yourselves for thrilling encounters against China on October 30th and Japan on October 31st. The final pool game against Korea awaits on November 2nd. The nail-biting Semi-Finals and the grand Finale are scheduled for November 4th and 5th, respectively.
|Bichu Devi Kharibam
|Deep Grace Ekka (Vice-Captain)
|Vaishnavi Vitthal Phalke
Janneke Schopman, the Chief Coach of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team, emphasized the tournament’s significance. “This competition is pivotal for us to maintain our momentum and elevate our team’s performance. Building on our success at the Asian Games, this tournament is an opportunity to test our strategies against formidable Asian rivals. We aim to implement our learnings from Hangzhou and showcase our growth as a team. Playing in front of our home fans in Ranchi, Jharkhand, adds an extra layer of motivation for us to excel