There is good coordination in the team and it reflects in our performance – Neha Goyal

BENGALURU, 23 September (H.S.). Indian women’s hockey team’s charismatic midfielder Neha Goel believes the historic bronze medal at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is only a step towards golden results to come. Talking about the positive attitude of the team, Neha said, “If you look at our performance in the last two years, we have […]
 


There is good coordination in the team and it reflects in our performance – Neha Goyal

BENGALURU, 23 September (H.S.). Indian women’s hockey team’s charismatic midfielder Neha Goel believes the historic bronze medal at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is only a step towards golden results to come.

Talking about the positive attitude of the team, Neha said, “If you look at our performance in the last two years, we have been consistently performing well against the top teams in the world. Even though there have been some matches where the results have not been in our favour, but the way we have come back from the lag, it is only a step towards achieving a favorable result.”

He expressed disappointment over the team’s exit from the World Cup but praised the way the team played against Spain. He said, “It is never easy to come back as a team from such disappointment. We lost to home team Spain by one goal. But it is the strength of the team to recover from a setback. We tell ourselves that every match is a fresh start, and we can fight till the last second for a better result. It helped us come back after the match against Australia in the Commonwealth Games as well.”

Neha, who hails from Haryana, said that the team is building these positive qualities that will keep her in good stead at big events.

He said, “I think most of us in the team have gained strong international experience and have grown in strength to deal with tough playing conditions. I think we are ready for a better result in the upcoming tournament. There is a good synergy in the group and that shows how we perform.”

The Indian women’s team will next be seen competing in the FIH Nations Cup in December, for which the team is currently training at SAI, Bengaluru.

Neha said, “SAI campus has a wonderful atmosphere with both Indian teams and junior squads camping. Apart from the good facilities, there is an atmosphere of positivity and both the teams motivate each other to do better.”

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