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India for under-21 women's World Cup hockey

March 30, 2005 21:03 IST

India has qualified for the fifth under-21 women's Junior World Cup hockey tournament to be held at Santiago, Chile, in September.

The qualifiers' list was declared by the International Hockey Federation and conveyed to India, the Indian Women's Hockey Federation said in Delhi on Wednesday.

The first coaching camp for the September 14 to 25 event would be held in the national capital from next month with about 37 players.

"After 10 days the number of players will be pruned," the IWHF said.

The federation also announced that Uttar Pradesh, organisers of the All India Invitational women's hockey tournament for the past 18 years, has decided to increase the prize-money for the tournament.

The winners will now get a purse of Rs 100,000 and the runners-up Rs 50,000.

Probables' list for the Junior World Cup:

Goalkeepers: S S Nilan, Rajni Bala, Nisha Singh, Shubhra Kathuria.

Full-backs: Ramneek Kaur, Anjana Barla, Sushila Lakra, Sumitra Tirkey, Joydeep Kaur, Rajesh and Harjinder, Anna Merry Bara, Subhadra Pradhan, Anjula Toppo, Th Ranjita, Sameena Raza, Gagandeep Kaur, Bharti Prasar, Ranjit, Manjot.

Forwards: Jasjeet Kaur, Asunta Lakra, Dipika, Amrita Ming, Premsheela Kujur, Balwinder, S Ranjita, Sarita Lakra, Guddi Kumari, Sushma Kiran Ming, Dimple Thakur, M Prassana Laxmi, Anita Ekka, Saba Anjum, Aarti Sharma, Baljeet Kaur and Sarvjeet Kaur (Forwards).

M K Kaushik (National coach), Sudha Chaudhary (coach), A B Subbaiah (goalkeeping coach).

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