Women’s hockey camp for Champions Challenge begins

Patiala, March 24: A three week preparatory camp for India’s women core probables for the FIH Champions Challenge hockey tournament began here Monday.

The Champions Challenge 1 is scheduled to be held at Glasgow April 27-May 4.

India are placed in Pool A with Korea, Belgium and hosts Scotland while USA, South Africa, Spain and Ireland are in Pool B. The opening match for India is against Korea April 27.

The women’s team will depart for Ireland April 10 to play a three match test series against their national side for preparation and acclimatisation ahead of the Champions Challenge.

IANS