New Delhi: Asunta Lakra will lead the Indian women squad while Kirandeep Kaur    will be her deputy for the Olympic Qualifier Tournament to be held at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi from 18-26 February 2012.

The Women’s tournament will feature the National Teams from Canada, Italy, Poland, South Africa and Ukraine besides India.

The Indian team was selected on the basis of performances of the core group probables during the recently concluded India- Azerbaijan Test Series by Hockey India Selectors, Olympians Col. Balbir Singh, B.P. Govinda, Syed Ali and Rekha Bhide, alongwith Government Observers Harbinder Singh and Dilip Tirkey.

India will open their campaign against Ukraine on 18thFebruary to be followed by matches against Canada, Poland, South Africa and Italy on 19th, 21st 22nd and 24th February 2012 respectively. All India matches will be played at 1800hrs in the flood lights.

The winner of this tournament will play at the London Olympic Games in July- August 2012.



Yogita Bali


Jaspreet Kaur
Joydeep Kaur
Subhadra Pradhan


P. Sushila Chanu
Asunta Lakra   (Captain)
Kirandeep Kaur    (Vice- Captain)
Ritu Rani
Mukta Prava Barla


Poonam Rani
Vandana Kataria
Soundarya Yendala
Anuradha Devi
Rosaline Dung Dung
Jasjeet Kaur Handa


Rajani Etimarpu (Goalkeeper)
Pinki Devi (Defender)
M. N Ponnamma (Midfielder)
Deep Grace Ekka (Midfielder)
Anupa Barla (Forward)
Lily Chanu (Forward)