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Hero Gold Cup: India women will bounce back, says coach Maymol Rocky

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After losing 1-2 to in their second game at the ongoing Hero Gold Cup, women's team head said the team was still on track despite the minor

"One loss does not mean you are a bad team. We are still on track, and can definitely do better. There is still one match to go. We will go all out to secure a positive result," Maymol said after the match at the

"We are a young side and I am sure the girls are strong-minded and will bounce back. We will prepare hard for the coming match and play our hearts out against Myanmar," she said.

will next face title favourites in their last group stage match on February 13 as they search for a spot in the final.

In the current standings, are on top with six points from two games, followed by and with three points each, while are yet to open their account.

The tournament regulations state that in case teams are level on points, the goal difference will be considered to determine the rankings. In a situation that the goal difference is also the same, goals scored will be the deciding factor.

If all of the above stays the same, the head-to-head record in the group stage between the two teams will come into play. Currently, India have a goal difference of 0, while stand at -2 and at -3.

Talking about her team's next opponents, Maymol said: "are the strongest team in the tournament. They have a good set of players in every position and are ranked much higher than us as well."

The two sides faced off in Myanmar in November last year in the 2020 Olympic Qualifiers Round 1, with India falling short by a 1-2 margin after a heroic display.

"We also have a number of quality players in our team. We will go all guns blazing. The team will play as if it is our last game in the competition and will go all out," she said.

In the previous meeting in Yangon, it was who had scored the lone Indian goal, which was quite similar to her effort against Nepal on February 11. The 19-year-old opined that her team has the required quality and temperament to pick up the three points.

"We came close to defeating Myanmar at their home four months ago. This time, we will have the home advantage and we will look to make it count," Ratanbala said.

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 23:09 IST
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