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Have to win against Canada to enter quarterfinal: India coach

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

Indian on Sunday said they have to win the match against to create a chance to enter the quarterfinal in the Men's

"My players have to play with the mindset to enter the quarterfinal. Forget about these two matches. The next match is going to decide whether you are going to play quarterfinal or crossover," said Singh.

Both and have won one match each in the pool C while both managed to draw the Sunday match.

will play their next match against on December 8. will play against on the same day.

Praising his players' fitness and drive in the last two quarters, he said they have to continue being ruthless against opponents on the turf in their next games.

He said his team drew their in the second half from a buoyant crowd at the Kalinga Stadium, which allowed them to overwhelm and earn a point.

Varun Kumar, who was awarded the Man of the Match award for his incisive passing and for earning the in the 3rd quarter, said it was the turning point of the game.



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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 23:18 IST