The Indian junior women’s hockey team will resume competition after more than a year following the coronavirus-induced break when it tours Chile for six matches later this month.

The Indian team, which last played against Australia and New Zealand in a three Nations tournament in December 2019, will take on junior Chile team on January 17 and 18.

Thereafter, the side will be up against the senior Chile team on January 20, 21, 23 and 24.

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“The junior women’s team has worked very hard since returning to the National Coaching Camp in October and it will be great to see the players execute their skills in a match environment in Chile,” Indian junior women’s hockey team coach Erik Wonink said in a release.

Hockey India on Friday named a 24-member junior women’s squad, which will be led by defender Suman Devi Thoudam,…

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