Australian Hockey League 2017: Indian Women’s Hockey Team Schedule and Results

Indian Women's Hockey team for Australian Hockey League

As Seniors completed their first experience of matches against the Men’s team, now Indian Women’s A team will be participating for the first time in Australian Women’s Hockey League following the footsteps of Men’s A team that will participate for second consecutive edition of AHL at the same time. Hockey India has announced the 18-member team that will participate as one team of the league tournament where two groups will have 5 teams each. 8 teams are from different parts of Australia and one team is from New Zealand. Preeti Dubey will lead the team under her deputy Udita. The tournament starts from 28 September. They finished 4th in the group of five teams and will play 5th-8th place qualification matches. India A Women finished AHL 2017 campaign overall 9th among 10 teams with 2 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses. They scored 7 goals and conceded 21 goals.

Indian Goal scorers: 2 Preeti Dubey, 1 each – Suman Thoudam, Sangita Kumari, Gagandeep Kaur

Participating Teams: Defending Champions Queensland, Victoria, Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory, New Zealand Development and India A Team

India A Women’s Team

    Goalkeepers: Divya Thepe, Bichu Devi Kharibam
    Forwards: Preeti Dubey, Sangita Kumari, Jyoti, Navpreet Kaur, Mumtaz Khan
    Defenders: Neelu Dadiya, Ashmita Barla, Priyanka, Suman Devi Thoudam, Salima Tete
    Midfielders: Udita, Ishika Choudhary, Mahima Choudhary, Gagandeep Kaur, Nilanjali Rai, Mariana Kujur

Schedule (in IST) for India in Pool

    12:30 Sept 29 India A lost vs Victoria 1-3
    13:30 Sept 30 India A lost vs New South Wales 0-7
    15:00 Oct 2 India A lost vs South Australia 1-3
    14:30 Oct 3 India A def Tasmania 1-0

Goal Scorers: 1 each for Preeti Dubey, Sangita Kumari, Suman Thoudam

Schedule (in IST) for India in 5th-8th place Qualification

    Oct 5 lost to Western Australia Diamonds 1-2 (Preeti Dubey)
    Oct 6 drew vs Northern Territory 1-1 (Gagandeep Kaur)
    Oct 7 lost 0-2 vs Canberra Strikers

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