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SAI lauds Indian women's hockey team on securing place in FIH Olympic Qualifiers

ANI | Updated: Jun 22, 2019 20:49 IST

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Saturday congratulated Indian women's hockey team on securing the berth in the FIH Olympic Qualifiers.
India earlier in the day defeated Chile 4-2 in the semi-finals of the FIH Women's Series Finals at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium.
In a tweet, SAI heaped praises on Indian women's hockey team as they move one step closer to the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
"Many congratulations to the women's #hockey team as they move one step closer to the #Tokyo2020 #Olympics. India has reached the #OlympicQualifiers later this year by making it to the final.#FIHSeriesFinals @KirenRijiju @TheHockeyIndia #TeamIndia #KheloIndia," SAI tweeted.

Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik also took to Twitter to wish the Indian women's hockey team.
"Congratulate @TheHockeyIndia Women's Team on securing the #Olympic qualifiers berth by becoming first finalists of #FIHSeriesFinals 2019 in Hiroshima, Japan. Best wishes for the finals and beyond," Patnaik said.

India will next face the winner of the other semi-final between Russia and Japan, in the final of the FIH Women's Series Finals on June 23. (ANI)

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