Indian Hockey Team Is Shaping Up Well For Tokyo Olympics, Says Defender Kothajit Singh Khadangbam

Indian Hockey Crew Is Shaping Up Nicely For Tokyo Olympics, Says Defender Kothajit Singh Khadangbam

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Kothajit Singh stated he feels very lucky to be taking part in alongside gamers reminiscent of Harmanpreet Singh.© Twitter




Indian males’s hockey staff defender Kothajit Singh Khadangbam, who has performed over 200 matches for Crew India, has stated that the nationwide facet is shaping up effectively for the Olympics since resuming sports activities actions in August 2020. Kothajit additionally stated that the Indian staff returned to the pitch on the proper time and are transferring ahead with every sports activities actions session. “It has been nice to be again on the pitch. Now we have seen lots of enchancment over the past two months and we’re shaping up effectively for the Olympics. Now we have returned to the pitch on the proper time and subsequently we now have sufficient months to get again to our full kind and get even higher as a facet thereafter. We’re actually grateful to Hockey India and SAI for placing all the protection measures in place in fast time in order that we are able to concentrate on the Olympics,” stated Kothajit in an official Hockey India launch.

The defender, who returned to the nationwide facet within the FIH Hockey Professional League 2020 after lacking out on the FIH Olympic Qualifiers, stated that he is aware of the elements he must work on to cement a constant spot within the Indian staff.

“Being out of the facet isn’t simple and subsequently I’m decided to work as laborious as doable to cement my spot within the Indian staff. I analyzed my sport completely throughout the lockdown and I do know the elements of my sport that I have to work on. The subsequent few months are very essential for all of us and with the Olympics being postponed, we now have a fantastic alternative to strengthen our particular person and staff sport much more,” stated the 28-year-old.

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Kothajit additionally added that he feels very lucky to be taking part in alongside gamers reminiscent of Harmanpreet Singh.

“I really feel very fortunate to be taking part in hockey within the present period. Now we have a fantastic steadiness of youth and skilled gamers within the staff, particularly within the Defence line. I’m extraordinarily lucky to be taking part in alongside some sensible gamers reminiscent of Harmanpreet. All of us attempt to encourage one another to get higher and I feel that is a fantastic atmosphere to be in. Hopefully, we are going to make India proud on the Olympics subsequent 12 months,” stated the defender.

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