Following the success stories of Indian athletes of late, yet another milestone has been unlocked by the Indian women’s hockey team. The team coach and the fans couldn’t have asked for a better response from the team that made it to the Women’s Hockey World Cup quarterfinals after 40 years.
Most people had already written the Indian women’s team off even before the match but our girls proved everyone wrong by comprehensively defeating Italy to secure a spot in the last 8. Hearty congratulations to the Indian women’s hockey team for scripting history.
India’s record against Italy is only getting better and better. The recent win against Italy is India’s 9th win in 16 meetings. They proved that anything is possible on the hockey court. Today, the whole nation is praising the team for displaying great character filled with passion and determination.
Lalremsiami stole the spotlight when she pushed India ahead in the 9th minute with a sensational 1-0 and they were hungry to net even more points. Vandana Katariya followed it up with a goal and doubled the lead in the 45th minute to steer India in the comfortable position. Vandana Katariya scored again to make it 3-0 with 5 minutes to go in the match.
On combining the game with caution and aggression, they were able to outsmart the opponent at the best scene. How about that for a victory! Let’s appreciate the girls for making the country proud. We need to share this news and promote as much as possible and that’s the best gift we can give to them. Our unconditional love and support are always there.