Bhubaneswar: Three girls from Odisha have found place in the Indian Junior Women’s Hockey team to tour Chile.
The three girls are Mariana Kujur (midfielder), Ajmina Kujur (midfielder) and Jiwan Kishori Toppo (forward).
Hockey India on Saturday said the team will take on the Junior Chile team on January 17 and 18. Later, they will play against the senior Chile team on January 20, 21, 23 and 24 for their much-needed preparations for the Junior Women’s World Cup in Potchefstroom in South Africa beginning from December 5 this year.
Suman Devi Thoudam, (Captain and defender), Ishika Chaudhary (vice-captain and defender), Khushboo and Rashanpreet Kaur (goalkeepers), Mahima Choudhary, Priyanka, Gagandeep Kaur, Sushma Kumari and Akshata Dhekale (defenders), Baljeet Kaur, Chetna, Mariana Kujur, Ajmina Kujur, Reet, Prabhleen Kaur, Vaishnavi Phalke and Preeti (midfielders) and Jiwan Kishori Toppo, Mumtaz Khan, Rutuja Pisal, Sangita Kumari, Beauty Dungdung, Lalrindiki and Deepika (forwards).