The FIH World Cup didn’t go as anticipated for the Indian girls’s hockey staff however striker Navneet Kaur on Thursday mentioned the aspect will look to raised its performance at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
India completed ninth within the World Cup.
The staff started the marketing campaign with a 1-1 draw towards England. In its subsequent match, it was held to a 1-1 draw by China. India’s closing group stage match resulted in a 3-4 defeat to New Zealand.
India had an opportunity to go to the quarterfinals regardless of ending third within the group stage. However, they missed out on the chance to complete within the prime 8 after a 0-1 loss to Spain.
Speaking about India’s loss to Spain, Navneet mentioned, “When we misplaced the match towards Spain, we have been completely upset however knew we needed to shortly put that match behind us and focus on the upcoming video games towards Canada and Japan.
“The only thing we wanted was to register good wins against these two teams and finish our World Cup campaign on a positive note,” she continued.
In their Ninth-Sixteenth place recreation, India defeated Canada 2-3 by way of shootout after the sport was tied at 1-1 at the top of regulation time.
Following that, India defeated Japan 3-1 within the Ninth-Twelfth place match on Wednesday night time at the Estadi Olimpic de Terrassa to complete ninth within the closing standings.
“I feel we could have done even better against Canada and not let the match go into a shootout. But we missed many chances in the circle. Against Japan, it was important we improvised our chances and we pushed them from the word go,” Navneet additional mentioned.
India will kick off their CWG marketing campaign towards Ghana on July 29.
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