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India’s Hockey Team Looks Lean, Mean And Battle-Ready, Writes Michael Nobbs

The Indian hockey team, with resilience and panache, has proven itself against the world’s best. They are in with a real chance of a medal.

India’s Hockey Team Looks Lean, Mean And Battle-Ready, Writes Michael Nobbs
India’s Hockey Team Looks Lean, Mean And Battle-Ready, Writes Michael Nobbs
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2021-07-23T16:26:07+05:30

Well, it’s not long until the 2020, or should I say the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. It has been a long time coming; we are all looking on with so much hope and anticipation and I am sure it would go well. It only feels like such a short time ago that I was in India coaching and hoping that the country that has given me so much from hockey wins success.

Unfortunately, to develop a successful team takes time. As we all know, India wants great results instantly, or else a blame game starts. India in the past has had so much success with its record Olympic gold medals that I am sure it led to the belief that if you just turn up you will win. Unfortunately for India, other hockey nations had different ideas.

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