Indian Women’s Team Captain Savita Punia Asks Fans to Show their Support at Hockey World Cup 2022


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India is all set to participate in the Women’s Hockey World Cup from 1st July to 17th July. The Indian Women’s Hockey team is prepared for a smashing match to be played in Spain and Netherlands. An 18-member squad is formed with the best Indian player selected for the game. The Indian women’s team took the Tokyo Olympics on storm after displaying excellent performance. 

Savita Punia

Indian captain Savita Punia expressed her happiness and ecstasy towards their fans and asked them to show their support in Europe. She penned a heartfelt letter, requesting support and love for her team, shared by Hockey India on Twitter. “Ever since Tokyo Olympics, we have received overwhelming support from Indian Hockey fans from across the globe.” Punia wrote, mentioning their experience in the Olympics last year.

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She further wrote, asking to continue their support during the World Cup, “We sincerely hope you are able to rally your support for us this time by attending the matches in Amstelveen, Netherlands and Terrassa, Spain.” India is pooled along with England, China, and New Zealand in the league stages. Punia further wrote, “We believe, with your love and support, we will be able to achieve desirable results. The Indian Women’s Hockey Team has never won a medal at the World Cup, and it is our mission to make this dream come alive this time.”

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“At the Olympic Games in Tokyo, we fought with all our heart and came so close to winning a medal. Our performance in Tokyo gave us the belief that we can finish on the podium in global events…We channeled our energy into doing well in the FIH Pro League, and finishing third in this prestigious league has given us a boost ahead of the World Cup.” 

Indian Women’s Team Captain Savita Punia Asks Fans to Show their Support at Hockey World Cup 2022

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Punia also expressed her thanks to all the support staff and officials, including the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS), the Sports Authority of India(SAI), Hockey India, the Indian Olympic Association, and the Odisha State Government. “On behalf of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team, I seek your best wishes and whole-hearted support for the FIH Women’s World Cup. Even though we may be many miles away from home, we look forward to Indians living in Netherlands and Spain come support us and be witness to history being made.”

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