Published On : Fri, Aug 6th, 2021
Sports News | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

Indian men’s hockey team to be felicitated on Monday

Sports minister Anurag Thakur will felicitate the Indian men’s hockey team on Monday as they return home after putting on a brilliant display at the Tokyo Olympics.

It took 41 years, but the dream of every Indian was finally realised on Thursday as the men’s hockey team beat Germany 5-4 to win the bronze medal here at the Oi Hockey Stadium — North Pitch. The Men in Blue showed absolute resilience, strength, and winning spirit to register a remarkable comeback win against a strong German team.

Skipper Manpreet Singh on Thursday dedicated the bronze medal win to all the COVID-19 warriors who have been working to save lives during the pandemic.