(Last Updated on : 15/09/2012)
Saba Anjum Karim, member of the Indian national women's hockey team, was born on 12th June 1985. She hails from Kelabadi, Durg
town in Chhattisgarh
. Teams which have participated in the Manchester Commonwealth Games 2002, Saba Anjum Karim were probably the youngest of all participants in that hockey competition.
Career in Saba Anjum Karim
Her career in the field of Hockey started with the Under 18 AHF Cup in the year 2000. The tournament was held in Hong Kong. She has represented India as a right wing forward player. In many other international tournaments like Asian Games Oct 2002, Asia Cup Feb 2004 Delhi
, Commonwealth Games 2002 and 2006, Manchester, Junior World Cup May 2001, Buenos Aires and Australian Test Series and New Zealand Tour, she has also represented her country India.
Saba Anjum Karim was coached by Mr Salim. In the 5th 6-Nation KT Cup women's hockey tournament, which was held in Seoul, South Korea, India was among the other participating counties. Other countries were Korea, China, Malaysia, England and Ireland. India could beat no other country except Malaysia, in the tournament and finished second from last. Saba Anjum Karim has represented India in that tournament. When the Indian Women's Hockey Federation (IWHF) has called 31 players for the senior national coaching camp, Saba Anjum Karim was there in the list.
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