The Indian Women’s Hockey Team made significant progress in 2022, winning the inaugural FIH Women’s Nations Cup 2022. placing third in their first FIH Hockey Pro League 2021/22, earning a historic bronze medal at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.and advancing to the finals of the FIH Women’s Nations Cup 2022.
Savita, the goalkeeper for the Indian women’s hockey team, stated that after two years of playing very little hockey due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they were extremely fortunate to have been able to participate in many exciting tournaments this year.
I believe we made the most of an action-packed 2022, says the author. She stated We focused on playing good hockey, and that really assisted us in growing from strength to strength. 2022 was an exciting year for the Indian men’s hockey team as well.
With a new group of players, they won the Bronze medal at the Asia Cup in Jakarta.
The FIH Hockey 5s championship and a silver medal at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games came next. In addition, they came in third place during the 2021/22 FIH Hockey Pro League season. Experienced forward Vandana Katariya was given Padma Shri grant.
While safeguarding Profound Elegance Ekka got the Arjuna Grant for their commitments to the Indian ladies’ hockey group.At the FIH Hockey Star Awards 2022, the Indian men’s and women’s teams won five awards, including Goalkeeper of the Year for Savita, Coach of the Year for Janneke Schopman, Player of the Year for Harmanpreet, Goalkeeper of the Year for PR Sreejesh, and Coach of the Year for Graham Reid.
The Indian women’s hockey team’s victory in the inaugural FIH Women’s Nations Cup 2022, which took place earlier this month in Valencia, was one of the most memorable events of 2022. The team led by Savita remained unbeaten throughout the tournament. They won Pool B, beat Ireland in a shootout 2-1, and beat hosts Spain 1-0 in a thrilling final to win the tournament.
The Indian team was guaranteed a spot in the 2023-24 FIH Hockey Women’s Pro League with the victory.
Its great feeling to secure a place in the next season of the FIH Pro League,” as they focused on the calendar for the following year. Our objectives for 2023 are the same: we want to keep getting better and getting better every day. The Asian Games are scheduled for the following year, and the ultimate objective will be to win a gold medal and qualify for the Olympics in Paris in 2024.
The Indian men’s team started the new FIH Hockey Pro League season on a positive note as they prepare for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar – Rourkela. They beat New Zealand 4-3 and 7-4 and enlisted a 2-2 (3-1 SO) win and a 2-3 misfortune against Spain in their initial arrangement of matches which were held in Bhubaneswar in October. As part of their World Cup preparations, they also traveled to Australia for a five-match test series against the World No. 1 team.
Harmanpreet, who will lead India to the World Cup, said their immediate goal is to perform well and finish on the podium to start the new year.
The World Cup will define the entire year. We have scheduled the Asian Games, and our goal is to win a gold medal because doing so will our participation in the Olympics in Paris in 2024. The FIH Pro League matches will be crucial to our Asian Games preparations, he added. ANI) The ANI news service generated this report automatically.