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‘Aim to improve further to be part of Indian team for upcoming occasions’: Simranjeet Singh | Hockey

Singh had scored twice because the Indian males’s team defeated Germany 5-4 within the thrilling bronze-medal play-off at Tokyo.

PTI | , New Delhi

UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2021 02:54 PM IST

He performed a pivotal position in India’s historic hockey bronze medal on the Tokyo Olympics and midfielder Simranjeet Singh’s subsequent purpose is to further hone his expertise to develop into a daily function within the team for the upcoming occasions, together with subsequent year’s Asian Games.

Singh had scored twice because the Indian males’s team defeated Germany 5-4 within the thrilling bronze-medal play-off at Tokyo.

“I feel very fortunate, honestly. It was a great experience I had in Tokyo and my aim was to execute the role I was given to perfection,” he stated in a launch issued by Hockey India (HI) on Friday.

“Now, I am waiting to return to the camp and analyse our performance in detail and understand the areas I can further work on and improve.”

Singh was part of the India Colts team that lifted the FIH Junior Men’s World Cup in Lucknow again in 2016.

“That victory in Lucknow truly changed our lives for good. It really was the stepping stone for many of us and the journey so far has been fantastic,” he stated.

“From here on, my aim is only to get better and be part of India’s upcoming campaigns at the FIH Hockey Pro League, Asian Games and so on. There is still a lot that I feel I can improve upon.”

With the FIH Men’s Junior World Cup scheduled to be held in India beginning November 24, Singh is worked up that the perfect abilities from internationally will get to expertise the amenities in Bhubaneswar.

“It is great that the best junior players from across the globe will get to experience the world-class facilities in Bhubaneswar.

“We have performed in lots of venues internationally however enjoying in Odisha is at all times particular as a result of of the amenities there, the Odisha State Government’s hospitality and the followers.

“I am really happy that hockey festivities are returning to India after nearly two years of no action in the country due to COVID-19. I hope all the players enjoy the tournament and wish them good luck,” Singh signed off. PTI ATK KHS KHS

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.

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