Hockey midfielder Namita Toppo announces retirement

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After making her senior India debut in 2012 and amassing more than 150 international appearances, veteran hockey midfielder Namita Toppo opted to retire on Thursday.

Toppo, a 27-year-old native of Odisha’s Sundargarh District, competed for India and earned bronze and silver medals at the 2014 and 2018 Asian Games, respectively.

“Undoubtedly, the past ten years have been the highlights of my life. I always wanted to represent my country on the largest stages, and I’m overjoyed that I was able to do so “Toppo stated in a release from Hockey India.”

I hope I have had a significant impact, and I am quite proud of the advancements the Indian Women’s Hockey Team has made ovAfter making her senior India debut in 2012 and amassing more than 150 international appearances, veteran hockey midfielder Namita Toppo opted to retire on Thursday.er the past ten years. As I begin a new chapter in my life, I will continue to support and cheer for the team.”

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