Returning to the Olympics after a hiatus of 36 years, Indian women’s hockey team showed tremendous fighting spirit and came from two goals down to eke out a 2-2 draw against higher-ranked Japan in their opening Pool B match at the Rio Games.
Hockey India tweeted, Join the Indian Men’s Team in cheering for the Women’s Team against Japan.
The men’s hockey team broke a 12-year-old Olympics jinx by winning their opening group league encounter against minnows Ireland.
Indian Women’s Team will play against Great Britain in their next pool match on Tuesday.
India's next Man's Hockey match is against two-time defending champions Germany on Monday.
First Published: Sunday, Aug 07, 2016 11:25 PM