1/21/2019 7:22:21 PM (GMT+3)

Indian women beat Hong Kong 5-2 in international friendly

Indian women beat Hong Kong 5-2 in international friendly

NEW DELHI: Indian women’s team beat Hong Kong 5-2 in their international friendly on Monday.

The matches are being organised as a part of their training for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifiers Round 2.

Indian eves are set to play their next game against the same opponents on Wednesday, January 23 with kick-off slated for 6 PM IST.

Dangmei Grace scored a double (6', 22') while Sanju Yadav (45'), Sumithra (82') and Ratanbala (83') chipped in with one goal each.

Cheung Wai Ki (17’) cancelled out Grace's effort in the 17th minute, but thereafter the hosts faded away before Chung Pui Ki (70’) made it 3-2. 

"The Olympic Qualifiers Round 2 will be a test and a challenge for all of us and we are preparing to script history and make the nation proud," said coach Maymol Rocky.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifiers Round 2 are slated from April 1-9, 2019 with the draw for the same yet to take place. (Pic credit: AIFF)

India: Aditi Chauhan (c); Sweety Devi, Ashalata Devi, Dalima Chhibber, Jabamani Tudu; Sangita Basfore, Sanju Yadav, Indumathi Kathiresan; Ratanbala Devi, Dangmei Grace, Anju Tamang.

 

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