Indian Women’s Hockey team won the FIH ( International Hockey Federation) Women’s Series Finals Hiroshima 2019 after defeating the host Japan by 3-1 in the finals held at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium, Japan.
Indian team Captain Rani Rampal scored the first goal in the 3rd minute and Gurjit Kaur scored 2 goals at the 45th and 60th minutes. Japan’s Kanon Mori scored the goal for the team in the 11th minute. Rani Rampal was the best player of the tournament and Gurjit Kaur emerged as the top-scorer. The World No. 9 Indian team had qualified for the FIH Olympic Qualifiers 2019 on June 22, 2019 after securing a place in the Final of the competition.
International Hockey Federation :
The (English: International Hockey Federation), commonly known by the acronym FIH, is the international governing body of field hockey and indoor field hockey. Its headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland and the president is Narinder Batra. FIH is responsible for field hockey’s major international tournaments, notably the World Cup.