Canada’s junior national field hockey team faces a tough game against India

Published: December 6, 2013

Vancouver-based junior men’s field hockey team. From left:coach Paul Bundy, manager Alvin Bissett, then players Paul Wharton, Tristan Burgoyne and Simranjit Mahal. Steve Bosch / PNG

IANS

New Delhi — Canada coach Paul Bundy Friday said India will be a tough team to beat when the two sides clash at the Hockey Junior World Cup in Delhi Saturday.

Bundy looked disappointed after his team lost to South Korea 4-7 in the Pool C opener at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Friday.

“Our next game is with India and we understand that they will be a tough team to beat,” Bundy said after the match.

Reflecting on the match against Korea, Bundy added: “The boys gave a strong fight, but unfortunately we lost. While the team found its momentum in the second half of the game, the Korean team played a better game today.”

India faces the Netherlands in another Pool C match later Friday.

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IANS 2013-12-06 17:44:04

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