Hockey: Captain Savita says India can finish on podium in World Cup
Indian hockey chief Savita Punia communicated that there is no lack of inspiration and trust in the public ladies’ hockey group. The group is peering toward a noteworthy platform finish at the impending World Cup.
The top FIH competition will be mutually facilitated by Spain and Netherlands. It will be held from first July to seventeenth July.
India prearranged history at the Olympics last year and Savita said the Tokyo Games had imparted a conviction that they can match simply incredible.
“Our exhibition in Tokyo gave us the conviction that we can complete on the platform in worldwide occasions,” Savita said.
“Post Olympics, we realigned our attention on taking our presentation to a higher level. We diverted our energy into doing great in the FIH Pro League and completing third in this lofty association has given us a lift in front of the World Cup,” she added.Indian ladies’ best-at any point result at the World Cup is the fourth spot finish in the debut version in 1974. In the 2018 competition, India got the eighth spot.The Indian ladies’ hockey group has always lost a decoration at the World Cup and it is our main goal to make this fantasy wake up this time,” Savita said.
She feels that playing and battling all together will be critical to progress in the World Cup.
“We are extremely eager to play in the World Cup. We simply need to play collectively. For our purposes, the Olympics was an extraordinary encounter. We gleaned some significant experience from that point and we accept we need to play together and contend energetically,” she said.
“After the Olympics, everybody in our group is so spurred, so engaged. We need to play against great groups,” she added.
In the impending occasion, India are put in Pool B. Different groups are England, China, and New Zealand.
India’s most memorable match is booked for July 3 at Amstelveen against England.”Of course, England, China, and New Zealand are great groups. We’ve proactively played against them. Be that as it may, we need to zero in on ourselves first. We will go match by match,” Savita said.
India’s magnificent show in Tokyo has changed the substance of ladies’ hockey in the country. Highlighting in its presentation FIH Pro League, the Indian ladies offered opportunities of a lifetime like the Netherlands and Argentina extreme battles to complete a noteworthy third.