Naveen congratulates the women’s rugby team for their historic victory

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated the Indian national rugby team on Saturday for their first international victory in the 15s.
On the microblogging website Twitter, Naveen wrote, “Congratulate the @RugbyIndia Women team on the historic and very first international victory of #Rugby 15. India has really entered the game and the future looks very bright for our girls. Wish you all the best. “The historic victory over Singapore in the Asia Rugby Women’s Championship Division 1 went hand in hand with a 21:19 victory for India. Sumitra Nayak, from Jajpur district in Odisha, gave India victory after penalizing in the final minutes.
The tournament was one of the qualifying rounds for the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 in New Zealand.

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