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Rani Rampal: Stadium named after Indian Women’s hockey team superstar Rani, first woman to get this honour, CHECK Details

Rani Rampal: Stadium named after Indian Women’s hockey team superstar Rani, first woman to get this honour, CHECK Details

Rani Rampal: Stadium named after Indian Women’s hockey team superstar Rani, first woman to get this honour, CHECK Details
Rani Rampal Hockey Stadium: Indian women’s hockey team superstar Rani Rampal has become the first woman in the sport to have a stadium named after her, in Rae Bareli. The MCF Rae Bareli has renamed the hockey stadium as ‘Rani’s Girls Hockey Turf’. Follow Latest Hockey News updates on InsideSport.IN Hockey India Awards: Hardik Singh […]

Rani Rampal Hockey Stadium: Indian women’s hockey team superstar Rani Rampal has become the first woman in the sport to have a stadium named after her, in Rae Bareli. The MCF Rae Bareli has renamed the hockey stadium as ‘Rani’s Girls Hockey Turf’. Follow Latest Hockey News updates on InsideSport.IN

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Rani Rampal shares the moment

Rani shared photos on her social media handles, where she is seen interacting with the players and inaugurating the stadium alongside other staff members.

Indian women’s hockey team superstar Rani Rampal became first woman to have a stadium named after. The MCF Rae Bareli has renamed as ‘Rani’s Girls Hockey Turf’.

“Words seem too less to express my happiness and gratitude as I share that the MCF Raebareli has renamed the hockey stadium to “Rani’s Girls Hockey Turf to honour my contribution to hockey,” Rani wrote on her Twitter handle.

Rani Rampal’s Comeback

Expressing her gratitude further, she said, “It is a proud and emotional moment for me as I become the first woman hockey player to have a stadium to my name. I dedicate this to the Indian women’s hockey team and I hope this inspires the next generation of women hockey players!” Rani made a comeback to the Indian team during the tour of South Africa earlier this year, when she was included in a 22-member squad.

Rampal has returned to the squad after last playing against Belgium in the FIH (Fédération Internationale de Hockey) Women’s Hockey Pro League 2021-22, where she won her 250th cap for India.

The 28-year-old had been dealing with an injury ever since the Tokyo Olympics 2020 and subsequently had to be left out of the World Cup and Commonwealth Games 2022 squads.

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