Complete ‘Squad Guide’ to all 8 teams participating in the 2022 Women’s Hockey Asia Cup

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The 2022 Women’s Hockey Asia Cup will be the 10th edition of the Women’s Hockey Asia Cup, the quadrennial international women’s field hockey championship of Asia organized by the Asian Hockey Federation. It will be held from 21 to 28 January 2022 in Muscat, Oman.

The Showpiece Event Will Commence On January 21 With The Final Taking Place On January 28.

With the tournament only days away we take an in-depth look at all 8 teams at the 2022 Women’s Hockey Asia Cup.

India

  • World Rank : 9
  • Last Appearance : 2017 (1st)
  • Head Coach: Janneke Schopman
  • Captain : Savita
  • Goalkeepers : Savita & Rajani Etimarpu
  • Most Capped Player : Vandana Katariya (249 caps)

Full Squad : Navjot Kaur, Gurjit Kaur, Deep Grace Ekka, Monika, Sharmila Devi, Nikki Pradhan, Saviya, Mariana Kujur, Rajani Etimarpu, Nisha, Vandana Katriya, Udita, Lalremsiami, Jyoti, Navneet Kaur, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, Salima Tete, Neha, Ishika Chaudhary and Deepika.

China

  • World Rank : 10
    Last Appearance : 2017 (2nd)
    Head Coach: Chen Hong
    Captain : Tang Wanli
    Goalkeepers : Wu Surong
    Most Capped Player : Zhong Mengling (62 caps)

Full Squad : Yang Liu, Tang Wanli, Chen Feiping, Deng Xue, Chen Yujun, Luo Yuxin, Wang Shumin, Yong Jing, Guo Qiu, Peng XUeyi, Huanf Haiyan, Yu Anhui, Lui Qingmei, Zhong Mengling and Wu Surong.

Korea

  • World Rank : 12
  • Last Appearance : 2017 (3rd)
  • Head Coach: Han Jin Soo
  • Captain : Cheon Eunbi
  • Goalkeepers : Hwang Hyeon A & Lee Jinmin
  • Most Capped Player : Cheon Eunbi (125 caps)

Full Squad : Lee Juyeon, Park Miyeon, Lee Ji-Hyun, Seo Jungeun, Shin Hyejeong, Cheon Eunbi, Kang Jina, Kim Jiyun, Choi Su Ji, Lee Yuri, Baek Eeseul, Kim Jeong In, Cho Hyejin, Kim Hyunji, Pak HoJeong, Kim Seona, Kim Minjeong, Lee Seungju, Hwang Hyeon and Lee Jinmin,

Japan

  • World Rank : 14
  • Last Appearance : 2017 (4th)
  • Head Coach: Jude Menezes
  • Captain : Yuri Nagai
  • Goalkeepers : Eika Nakamura & Akio Tanaka
  • Most Capped Player : Yuri Nagai (188 caps)

Full Squad : Eika Nakamura, Natsuha Matsumota, Kimika Hoshi, Yu Asai, Miyu Suzuki, Moeka Tsubouchi, Yuri Nagai, Shihori Oikawa, Miki Kozuka, Maho Segawa, Chiki Fukibayashi, Kaho Tanaka, Kanon Mori, Ikumi Matsu, Mai Toriyama, Saki Tanaka, Kana Urata, Amiru Shimada, Akio Tanaka and Sakurako Omoto.

Malaysia

  • World Rank : 20
  • Last Appearance : 2017 (5th)
  • Head Coach: Nasihini Ibrahim
  • Captain : Juliani Din
  • Goalkeepers : Siti Rozilah Jilon & Siti Zalia Nasir
  • Most Capped Player : Julaini Din (176 caps)

Full Squad : Siti Rozilah Jilon, Siti Zalia Nasir, Juliana Din, Raja Norsharina, Nurul Faezah, Ireh Hussin, Dayang Nuramirah, Nurul Fatin, Nuraini Abdul Rashid, Fatin Shafika, Nor Syuhada, Nor Asfarina, Nur Insyirah, Nuramirah Shakirah, Nurmaizatul Hanim, Siti Zulaikha, Siti Nur Afrah, Nur Atira, Nur Afiqah and Hanis Nadiah.

Thailand

  • World Rank : 29
  • Last Appearance : 2017 (6th)
  • Head Coach: Bae Young Wook
  • Captain : Anongnat Piresram
  • Goalkeepers : Siraya Yimkrahjang & Watsana Saetan
  • Most Capped Player : Sirikwan Wongkeaw (96 caps)

Full Squad : Jenjira Kijpakdee, Suwapat Konthong, Sirikwan Wongkeaw, Onuman Diungsuda, Kunjira Inpa, Sudarat Noo-Keaw, Jenjira Inpa, Natthakarn Aunjai, Sasithon Onprem, Supansa Samanso, Atittaya Sumphowthong, Songkran Pasawat, Anongnat Piresram, Kornkanok Sanpoung, Siraya Yimkrajang, Watsana Saetan, Kessarin Kamphol and Sirilak Nakwang.

Indonesia

  • World Rank : 36
  • Last Appearance : –
  • Head Coach: Dhaarma Raj
  • Captain : Annur El Islamy
  • Goalkeepers : Iryani Rumbiak & Eka Bundari
  • Most Capped Player : Irianti Ratnaningsih (14 caps)

Full Squad : Irianti Ratnaningsih, Widiyana Saruli, Adriana Asa, Dwi Aulia Rahma, Lispa, Yuanita Suwito, Nurasiah, Nur Anisa, Widadina Farihah, Melinda, Prasasti Asri Dewi, Paulina Ronsumbre, Annur El Islamy, Olevia Kbarek, Iryani Rumbiak, Septina Ronsumbre Yohana, Aulia Arindah, Eka Bundari and Rayhan Uno.

Singapore

  • World Rank : 37
  • Last Appearance : 2017 (8th)
  • Head Coach: David Viner
  • Captain : Ho Puay
  • Goalkeepers : Liu Yu Tong & Felissa Lai
  • Most Capped Player : Xinni Chua (105 caps)

Full Squad : Liu Yu Tong, Patricia Collera, Jolene Ng, Xinni Chua, Ho Puay, Nurul Sofia, Hajaratih Johana, Toh Li Min, Laura Tan, Cheryll Chia, Felissa Lai, Phylicia Tanandika, Sardonna Ng, Megan Francis, Amani Sherie, Gene Leck, Valerie Sim and Nithira Manimaran.

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