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"Happy to be back on the field," says Indian Junior Women's striker Mumtaz Khan
Back to the National Coaching Camp after nearly six months, the Indian Junior Women's Hockey Athletes are finally back on the playing field. The Core Probable Group arrived in SAI, Bengaluru on 5 October 2020 and underwent a two-week mandatory quarantine period before commencing activities this week. Expressing the team's excitement, Mumtaz Khan, talented young forward who had scored a total of 10 goals at the Youth Olympic Games 2018 in Buenos Aires where India won the Silver Medal, said it's a relief to be back on the field again. "It was a new and challenging experience to be in quarantine for two weeks. It reminded me of my injury days when I had to limit my movement and was advised rest. I am happy and kind of relieved that we are finally back on the field," stated Khan, who hails from Lucknow said.
"The Indian team is shaping up well for the Olympics," says Indian Men's Hockey Team Defender Kothajit Singh Khadangbam
The Indian Men's Hockey Team Defender Kothajit Singh Khadangbam, who has played over 200 matches for the Indian side, expressed that the national side is shaping up well for the Olympics since resuming sports activities in August 2020. Kothajit said that the Indian team returned to the pitch at the right time and are moving forward with each sports activities session.