The 11th Indian Women’s National Hockey Championship starts on October 21 in Jhansa, Uttar Pradesh. This is the first senior domestic tournament to be held after the resumption of sports activities in India.
After six days of billiards, the quarterfinals will be played on October 27, the semifinals will be held on October 29, and the medal matches are scheduled for October 30.
The state senior women’s championship will provide a platform for all home players to show off their talent among hockey India selectors.
Haryana, Uttarakhand, Le Puducherry Hockey are grouped in Pool A, while in Pool B there are Maharashtra, Goans Hockey and Bihar.
Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Bengal will kick him out in Pool C, while Pool D features Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Himachal.
Group E includes Punjab, Chandigarh, Andhra Pradesh and Arunachal, while Basin F has Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar.
Karnataka, the hockey unit of Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Tripura will throw him into pool G, and pool H will see Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Assam and Jammu & Kashmir competing for the trophy at the 11th state women’s hockey championship for India.
Easy running of a hockey tournament
Dr. RP Singh, the organizational secretary of the 11th National Women’s Hockey Championship in India, said that the domestic tournaments started at the right time – after the heroism of the Indian hockey teams at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. He said:
“After the fantastic performances at the Tokyo Olympics, there has been a huge increase in interest in hockey and we are excited to host the upcoming talented hockey players.”
The Uttar Pradesh Hockey Organizing Committee said all SOPs set by the government and Hockey India will be followed without deviation.
“All athletes, team officials and tournament officials will be required to submit a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test report and vaccination certificates. The test should have been done 48 hours before they left for Jhansa. In addition, we will also apply the mask wearing rule. for a person at all times within the tournament space, except for athletes on the field. All officials and participants should also have the Aarogya Setu app installed on their mobile phones. The Organizing Committee will make sure not to leave a stone unturned for a successful tournament. “
The organizing committee also added that a working group for COVID-19 will also be established to ensure the implementation of the protocols issued by the MHA and the relevant state government.