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CWG 2022 India vs Ghana Women's Hockey Highlights: Gurjit Brace Helps Get 5-0 Win

CWG 2022, Women's Hockey Team India vs Ghana Highlights: Savita Punia and Co started their campaign with a commanding win

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Last Updated: July 29, 2022, 18:07 IST

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CWG 2022: Indian Women's Hockey Team vs Ghana

CWG 2022, Women’s Hockey Team India vs Ghana Highlights: Gurjit Kaur scored for the Indian Women’s Hockey Team in the 2nd and 39th minute as Neha added another in the 30th and Sangita Kumari in the 36th and Salima Tete in the 56th against Ghana in their first game in Pool A as they kick off their 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games campaign. The Indian Women’s Hockey team finished fourth in the 2018 edition of the Read More

Jul 29, 2022 20:15 IST

CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: India Beat Ghana 5-0

FULL TIME! Gurjit Kaur netted a brace as Neha, Sangita Kumari and Salima Tete scored one each to help Indian women’s hockey team trash Ghana 5-0

Jul 29, 2022 20:10 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: Salima Makes it 5

GOAL! Salima Tete makes it five! Beautifully worked field goal from India.

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: Salima Makes it 5

Jul 29, 2022 20:05 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: Player off with Injury

Injury! Adizatu Sulemana had to sub off after she took a Gurjit PC on the chin. She has been lion-hearted throughout the game… rushing out to stop attacks without any protective gear whatsoever.

Jul 29, 2022 19:48 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: End of Q3

End of Q3 – The Ghana resistance seems to be waining as India dominate the field and added two goals to the scoreline.

They did manage to get in an attack or two in there but were hit hard by the lightining fast counters from the Indians.

Jul 29, 2022 19:38 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: Gurjit Nets Her 2nd

GOAL! Gurjit Kaur nets her second from a penalty stroke as India get their fourth!

Jul 29, 2022 19:33 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: Sangita Makes it 3-0

GOAL! Sangita Kumari adds the third goal after a good attack from the left flank! Good work to stop the Ghana counter-attack as Monika and Sangita combine and push the ball into the back of an empty net.

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: Sangita Makes it 3-0

Jul 29, 2022 19:13 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: End of Q2

END of Q2! Ghana were growing in confidence after thwarting multiple attacks from India and even forcing Savita to make a save. The African side got two penalty corners from mistakes in defense from India but could not convert their chances as India hit them on counter!

Jul 29, 2022 19:11 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: Neha Makes it 2

GOAL GOAL! Neha credited with the strike after her cross is turned in by a Ghanaian

Jul 29, 2022 19:02 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: IND Dominate

Q2 – India are passing better now.. having ud=adjusted to Ghana’s unorthodox manner of play. But the attackers are being swarmed out at the moment.

Jul 29, 2022 18:51 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: End of Q1

Q1 – Same old problems from India as they are failing to convert their chances from open play as well as penalty corners. Ghana after conceding… have thrown everything in front of the goal to stop the Indians from scoring. Janneke Schopman will surely have a few words to say to her girls…

Jul 29, 2022 18:35 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: Gurjit Scores

Q1 – GOAL! Gurjit Kaur gives Indian women’s hockey team the lead within 3 minutes of the start. The Ghana defense did not have a chance…

Jul 29, 2022 18:32 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: We Are Away

And we are away… India women’s hockey team start their CWG 2022 campaign!

Jul 29, 2022 18:15 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: India Starting XI

Here is how India line-up:

Savita Punia (GK & C), Deep Grace Ekka (Vc), Gurjit Kaur, Udita, Sushila Chanu, Jyoti, Salima Tete, Sharmila Devi, Neha, Navneet Kaur, Vandana Katariya

Jul 29, 2022 18:10 IST

India vs Ghana, CWG 2022 Women's Hockey: Savita and Co Start Campaign

The India Women’s Hockey Team look start their CWG 2022 campaign with a win over Ghana in their Pool A match!

Commonwealth Games; however, the current squad is eager to do better this time around.

Savita, the Captain of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team before their game against Ghana, said during the virtual press conference on Thursday, “The whole squad is eagerly waiting to kickstart our campaign in Birmingham, as we want to make this Commonwealth Games special. We were disappointed with our performance in the last edition of the tournament, but this time around we will definitely look to do better.

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The Captain also added, “We are confident about our chances to clinch a Medal and a resounding win against Ghana will provide the perfect start to our 2022 Commonwealth Games campaign.”

The only other time the Indian Women’s Hockey team has faced Ghana was in the World League Round 2 back in 2014-15 that was held in India, which saw the Indian Women’s Hockey team defeat Ghana 13-0.

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Vice-Captain Deep Grace Ekka also spoke about the match against Ghana, “Our preparations have been fantastic for the game against Ghana, our flawless record against them will serve as a great confidence booster for the squad ahead of the match. We will look to outplay Ghana from the first whistle to make sure we can beat them as convincingly as we did last time.”

Deep Grace Ekka also briefly spoke about their game plan also “We will look to move the ball quickly so that we can penetrate the Ghanian defence. For the last couple of years, we have been playing an aggressive style and we would look to continue in the same fashion.”

Ekka further added, “Our squad has some amazing young players, and I am always looking to help them out. I always advise them to play a simple game so that they avoid unnecessary pressure, as it was the best advice I got as a young player and I think this will be crucial for us at the Commonwealth Games.”

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