By Susil Premalal
The Technical Committee of the Sri Lanka Hockey Federation has selected a 54 member Junior National Women’s Hockey Pool for the Junior Women’s U-21 AHF Cup Hockey Championships to be held from September 9 to 15 in Singapore.
The pool was selected according to performances at the inaugural Junior Women’s National Hockey Championships held in the first week of June in Colombo.
Training and pool practices will be held on July 27 and 28, August 3 and 4 at the Synthetic Turf at Reid Avenue. The final players of the Sri Lanka team are expected to be named before August 20.
A coach has not been appointed as yet. A coach and team manager will be appointed next week.
U-21 Women’s Junior Hockey Pool:
Kalutara Hockey Association - Anugi Dulanya (GK), Shehani Sathsarani, Disara Nethmi, Dinara Nethmi, Uthpala Fernando.
Sri Lanka Schools Hockey Association ‘Maroons’-, A. Weerasinghe (GK), P.N. Aluvihare, A.I. Edirisuriya, K.H. Dunuweera, S.K. Wickremanayake, N.C. Jayasena, U.D.Attanayake, C.Fernandi, N. Sirimanne.
Sri Lanka Schools ‘Golds’ - N.Ellawala (GK), P. Rajapaksa, Uvini Abeysinghe, Sanduni Chaturangi, Amesha Bandara.
Colombo Hockey Association -S. Perera, N. Sasanga, C.Perera, D. Fernando, K. Guruge, S. De Silva, G.Rajan.
Wennappuwa Hockey Association- Neelia Kaushini, Kavindya Pieris, Umesha Fernando, Deudu Samudra, Devindi Fernando, Sanjana Fernando, Nipuni Ishara, Nethmi Anuradha, Hansamali Dissanayake, Nethra Prathibhani.
Badulla Hockey Association -Shalini Priyamanthi, Chethana Shashipraba, Sachini Nuwanthika, Hashini Udara, Saumya Nethmini, Dilhani Vihangani (GK).
Galle Hockey Association - Gyani Senaratne, Vithana Appuhamila.
Gampaha Hockey Association - Avishka Alagiyawanna, Nuwani Nethsarani,Maleesha Samarasinghe.
Kandy Hockey Association - T.G.Jayasinghe, P.Divyanjalee, H.M.C.N.Abeyratne,D.R.Rajapaksa, N.A.K. Ettipola, H.R. Bandaranayake.