The camp will get underway from January 2nd in Bangalore.

High on confidence after recently winning the inaugural edition of the 2022 FIH Women’s Nations Cup in Spain and securing qualification for the 2023-24 FIH Hockey Women’s Pro League, the Indian Women’s Hockey Team are all set to come back to the National Camp to kick off their preparations for key upcoming tournaments. 

Hockey India have named a set of 33 players as the Core Probables Group for the National Camp beginning January 2nd to 13th, when the players will be putting in the hard yards to further fine-tune their strategies and combinations, starting with the upcoming tour of South Africa beginning 14th January and going on till the 28th.

The core group for the Indian women’s hockey team national camp includes the experienced goalkeeper Savita, Rajani Etimarpu, Bichu Devi Kharibam and Bansari Solanki. Among the defenders named for the camp are Deep Grace Ekka, Gurjit Kaur, Nikki Pradhan, Ishika Chaudhary, Akshta Abaso Dhekale, Udita, Reet and Mahima Chaudhary.

Midfielders named for the camp are Nisha, Salima Tete, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, Jyoti, Navjot Kaur, Monika, Mariana Kujur, Sonika, Neha, Baljeet Kaur, Reena Khokhar, Vaishnavi Vitthal Phalke and Ajmina Kujur. Forwards Lalremsiami, Navneet Kaur, Vandana Katariya, Sharmila Devi, Deepika, Sangita Kumari, Rani and Beauty Dungdung are also among the core probables.

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The Indian Women’s Hockey Team, who defeated Spain in the Final of the 2022 FIH Women’s Nations Cup in Valencia, had been on a short break after the tournament before they returned to the National Camp at SAI in Bangalore.  

“The Indian Women’s Hockey Team has had a rejuvenating break and are all geared up to get back to work on our plans and goals for 2023. We aim to have good exposure over the coming months for the team aiming towards effective preparation ahead of the Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 which is the key event of the year. The focus of the camp is to allow the team to learn more about themselves, and work on their strengths further,” said Indian Women’s Hockey Team Chief Coach Janneke Schopman.

Indian women’s hockey team core probables group for national camp


1.       Savita

2.       Rajani Etimarpu

3.       Bichu Devi Kharibam

4.       Bansari Solanki


5.       Deep Grace Ekka

6.       Gurjit Kaur

7.       Nikki Pradhan

8.       Udita

9.       Ishika Chaudhary

10.   Akshta Abaso Dhekale

11.   Reet

12.   Mahima Chaudhary


13.   Nisha

14.   Salima Tete

15.   Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam

16.   Jyoti

17.   Navjot Kaur

18.   Monika

19.   Mariana Kujur

20.   Sonika

21.   Neha

22.   Baljeet Kaur

23.   Reena Khokhar

24.   Vaishnavi Vitthal Phalke

25.   Ajmina Kujur


26.   Lalremsiami

27.   Navneet Kaur

28.   Vandana Katariya

29.   Sharmila Devi

30.   Deepika

31.   Sangita Kumari

32.   Rani

33.   Beauty Dungdung

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