2 titles in a row for the Junior’s. Host (India) defeated Belgium (2-1) in the Final of Junior Hockey world cup .
India has registered this Tittle for the 2nd time. In 2001 the junior Hockey Team had repeated the same thing.
Excellent goals from Gurjant Singh and Simranjeet Singh in the 1st half, put India in a comfort zone against the visitors.
In the first half itself Indian players made sure that Belgium don’t get any opportunities to bounce back in the game.
Belgium got an consolation goal, to turn things round but that was the only positive thing for them last night.
Indian Junior’s were termed as ‘Nawabs’ of Lucknow after defeating Belgium in the Final.
Indian coaching staff started their celebration in the middle of the game, as confidential levels was at their heights.
On 52nd minutes, Belgium was having an inside out chance to score, but Vikas Dahiya (defender) kept things normal.
India with a deserved lead, started their 2nd half and wants to grab things as possible.
Both team stuck in the midfield at the start of 2nd half, as crowd thought there’s some hope for Belgium in the match.
Host’s journey to the Finale was very much impressive as compared to other teams. Host defeated the old rivals Australia (4-2) in semi’s to get the ticket of Final.
India has been up to the mark without any defeat in the whole edition of 2016 Junior hockey world cup.
Belgium did not able to handle the situation on the big platform.
Visitors showed defensive game instead of attacking the opponent. All the department for Team India has worked for them on regular basis.
Major strength of India was the defense ,who played their role very well in whole tournament.
Congratulation Indian Junior’s Hockey Team for winning the title and representing India on a Global Level.
- Harjeet thanked his teammates for the superb show.
- Harendra Singh said he was assured of winning the trophy when he took over reigns of the team in 2014.
- Roelant Oltmans said the Indian colts played near perfect hockey today.