Indian girls’s hockey crew defender Salima Tete has said that she could be very decided to be a constant performer for the nationwide aspect within the subsequent few years.
Salima, who was a part of India’s triumphant marketing campaign on the FIH Girls’s Collection Finals and Olympic Qualifiers, added that 2019 was actually crucial yr of her profession.
“2019 will stay crucial yr for me. I grew to become a daily member of the Indian aspect final yr and I used to be very lucky to be a part of key victories on the FIH Girls’s Collection Finals Hiroshima 2019 and FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers 2019,” mentioned Salima.
I’m very decided to maintain bettering my recreation and be a constant performer for the nationwide aspect within the subsequent few years. I really feel consistency is essential for any athlete and it is my greatest precedence,” she added.
Whereas talking about Tokyo Olympics preparations, the defender mentioned the Indian crew is heading in the right direction.
“We’re extraordinarily comfortable to be finishing up sports activities actions. Preparation is essential for any event and we wish to be properly ready for the Olympics particularly. We’re very grateful for the efforts put in by Hockey India and SAI,” mentioned the 18-year-old.
“We could not have begun our preparations if Hockey India and SAI did not put all of the procedures in place brilliantly. The crew is shaping up very properly in the mean time and we’re heading in the right direction so far as our preparation for the Olympics is anxious,” she added.
Salima additional mentioned she could be very lucky to be taking part in alongside senior gamers equivalent to Deep Grace Ekka and Gurjit Kaur.
“It is the perfect time to be a teen within the Indian crew. There are such a lot of skilled gamers who’re at all times there to information and assist us with our video games. I’m very lucky to be taking part in with Deep Grace Ekka and Gurjit Kaur. I’ve realized rather a lot from them and I’m sure that there is a lot extra left to study as properly.”