Having enlisted a far reaching 3-0 over Spain, the Indian Men’s Hockey Team will hope to keep the force going when they take on guarding Olympic Champions Argentina in their fourth match of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 at Oi Hockey Stadium on Thursday.
The World No.4 side, who launched their Tokyo Olympics crusade with a 3-2 success over New Zealand, went down against Australia (1-7) in their subsequent hockey match at the quadrennial Games. Be that as it may, the Manpreet Singh-drove side ricocheted back from the outcome in a persuading design against Spain to enlist their second success at Tokyo Olympics and moved up to the second spot in hockey Pool A table.
Pondering the presentation, India Skipper, Manpreet communicated, “I would say, this success is a certainty supporter at this stage. We acquired three significant focuses, yet far to go. We just kept things fundamental and took advantage of our natural abilities. In any case, there are not many more things where I figure we can zero in and work on.”
Indian Men’s hockey Team Chief Coach Graham Reid expressed, “You know, we didn’t really play that terrible against Australia, yet they played very well, and a large portion of the part, we just couldn’t take care of the balls from them. It’s significant that the Indian players resisted the urge to panic and took care of business against Spain. Great outcome, however once more, I think there are things to deal with according to an improvement point of view.”
Recently, the Indian Men’s had an effective excursion during the Argentina visit as they beat the safeguarding Olympic Champions 2-2 (3-2 SO) and 3-0 in the FIH Hockey Pro League doubleheader. They likewise enlisted a 4-3 win, 4-4 draw, 0-1 misfortune and 4-2 win in the training matches, which was held as a component of their arrangements for the Olympic Games.
Talking about their next match against Argentina, Manpreet said, “Almost certainly, we had a fruitful Argentina visit, however that was previously, and this is a very surprising event. Thus, we can’t mess with any groups on a stage like the Olympics. It will be a decent game, and I figure we will simply need to adhere to our abilities and simply rehash every one of the things, we do in our training meetings.”
In the mean time, Graham said, “We know one another really well, we played a great deal of games with them in May. I’m envisioning that they will attempt various things, so we simply need to ensure that we are prepared for the obscure, which is consistently troublesome. We are anticipating it, they are an intense group, so we should play a ton much better. We need to play every one of the four quarters like we played the primary quarter against Spain.”