Odisha announces men, women teams for Senior National Rugby Sevens Championship
KalingaTV News Network
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Rugby Football Association (ORFA) announced a 12-member each men and women team to take part in the Senior National Rugby Sevens Championship for Men and Women on Tuesday.
While Winger Hupi Majhi has been selected to lead the women team, Bikranta Kumar Rout has been picked as captain of the mens’ team.
Manas Kumar Jena and Dhiren Kumar Rout will accompany the team as coach and assistant coach respectively.
Womens’ Team: Laxmipriya Sahu, Meerarani Hembram, Hupi Majhi (Captain), Jemamani Naik, Manjulata Pradhan, Saraswati Hansdah, Parbati Kisku, Rajani Sabar, Poonam Singh, Sumitra Nayak, Bhagyalaxmi Barik, Lija Sardar
Mens’ Team: Bikranta Kumar Raut (Captain), Suguda Majhi, Rajkishore Murmu, Alekha Murmu, Bikash Chandra Murmu, Muna Murmu, Niranjan Biswal, Sasanka Sekhar Tripathy, Budhadeb Pradhan, Lokanath Majhi, Ratnakar Hemram, Bibhuti Bhusan Sethi.
The Senior National Rugby Sevens Championship will be held at Punjab University in Chandigarh from June 22 to June 24.