India women’s hockey team climbs up to best-ever position in World rankings

The Indian women’s hockey team moved up to sixth position in the FIH World Hockey Rankings – their best-ever rating ever. With 2029.396 factors, Indian women’s hockey team now’s positioned in the World Rankings above Spain, who not too long ago lost each their FIH Hockey Pro League 2021/22 matches to Argentina, and lost one every to Belgium and England as properly.

The India ladies at present sit on the third position of the FIH Hockey Pro League 2021/22 desk with 22 factors in 8 video games. India might be going through Belgium in a double-header on 11 June 2022 and 12 June 2022.

Speaking on the achievement, Indian women’s hockey chief coach Janneke Schopman mentioned: “As a team, we aim to improve and grow and become a consistent contender in Women’s Hockey. The rise in the FIH World Rankings is a nice indicator that we are on the right path.”

She, nevertheless agreed that with large matches coming up, the Indian groups wants to keep focus. 

“At the same time with the FIH Women’s Hockey Pro League and FIH Women’s World Cup coming up, things can change quickly and therefore we have to keep focusing on our own performance,” she added.

India captain Savita, additionally expressed delight on the achievement. “This is the outcome of all the hard work our team has done over the past few months. We have worked together as a team against strong competition and achieved good results, and we are proud that we are growing and learning together as a unit.”

Savita sounded assured of taking going through larger challenges in going through groups like Belgium and Netherlands. “We hope to continue our growth as we prepare for tougher challenges in away games against Belgium and The Netherlands. We are confident we will be able to get good results as well and continue to improve.”

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