Salima Tete appointed as Captain of Indian women’s hockey team

| Updated: 02 May, 2024 4:46 pm IST

NEW DELHI: In a significant development, midfielder Salima Tete has been appointed as the new captain of the Indian women’s hockey team. With a career adorned with numerous achievements, including leading the squad at the Youth Olympics and contributing to India’s near-podium finish at the Tokyo Olympics, Tete steps into this leadership role with a wealth of experience and accolades behind her.

Having made her debut for the national side in 2017 and accumulating 107 international appearances, Tete’s journey has been nothing short of remarkable. Her leadership qualities have been evident throughout her career, culminating in her recognition as Player of the Year 2023 at the 6th Annual Hockey India Awards.

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Tete’s appointment as captain marks a new chapter in her illustrious career, and she is poised to bring her strategic acumen and vast experience to guide the Indian women’s hockey team forward. Her teammates and coaches have lauded her leadership attributes, making her a natural choice for this prestigious role.

As Tete takes the helm, the Indian women’s hockey team looks forward to this new phase with optimism and determination. With Tete at the helm, the team is confident that her guidance will be instrumental in steering them toward success in the upcoming tournaments, further solidifying her legacy in Indian hockey.

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