In a shocking case a leading newspaper has wrongly stated that Sushila Chanu has been selected to lead team India is from the state of Madhya Pradesh .While it is understood that she did train in Gwalior she cannot be termed as a MP Girl in the truest term.
Popular players like Reneddy Singh who have played for East bengal or trained Tata Football academy in Jamshedpur cannot be termed as a player from Bengal or Jharkhand and the same applies for MC Mary Kom who has trained outside Manipur for years but is still considered as a Manipuri.
We cannot say more than this but here is a screenshot of the story
For the accurate story you may go here and see that she actually is from Manipur and has also been a part of the junior women bronze winning effort in the past .
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Both players have been part of MP Academy for almost five years. Sushila joined academy with its launch in 2007. These players were also part of bronze winning World Cup team. MP Hockey academy was established in 2007 in Gwalior.
Sports minister Yashodhara said all these players have been regular members of Indian hockey team for the last two years.
“It is a great moment for state women hockey. It is outstanding MP women hockey academy has produced captain for the Olympics,” she told the leading national daily
“Such performances are rare. Large number of state players representing national team proves there is no dearth of talent in MP,”.