IWHF announces 19-member team

<img border='0' align='left' title=' ' src=' ' class='caption'> A 19-member hockey team announced for the Women's World Cup play-off against USA next month.

Updated: February 25, 2007 09:27 IST
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New Delhi:

A 19-member hockey team was today announced for the Women's World Cup play-off against USA next month. India will take on USA in three matches on June 3, 4 and 6 at the Dhyan Chand Stadium here. The winner will qualify for the 10th Women's World Cup to be held in Perth from November 25 to December 8 this year. The team will also take part in a four-nation tournament in Manchester from June 14 to 16, an Indian Women's Hockey Federation press release said here. The Federation named Adline Kerketta as the 19th player as forward Surinder Kaur was a doubtful starter due to a foot injury. The captain will be named later, it said. (PTI) The Team:Goal Keepers: Tingongleima Chanu, Helen Mary Full Backs: Amandeep Kaur, Suman Bala, Pushpa Pradhan Half Backs: Sita Gussain, Sumrai Tete, Suraj Lata Devi, Gurpreet Kaur, Masira Surin Forwards: Pritam Siwach, Manjinder Kaur, Sanggai Ibemhal Chanu, Mamta Kharb, Jyoti Sunita Kullu, Nidhi Nandanoori, Papki Devi, Surinder Kaur, Adline Kerketta Stand-byes: Deepika Murthy, Kanti Baa, Manju, Saba Anjum

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