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Modi congratulates Indian Hockey team

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Thursday greeted the Indian Hockey Team for a 5-0 victory over in their opening match at campaign in Bhubaneswar.

"A fantastic start for the Indian Hockey team! Congratulations to our team for an impressive win against in their opening match at in Odisha.

"Best wishes for the upcoming games," Modi, who is in to attend the summit tweeted.

on Wednesday hammered minnows with three field goals and two penalty corners in the opener at the

World No.5 registered a comprehensive win in the second match of the evening with Simranjeet Singh scoring two goals (43rd and 46th minute), Lalit Upadhyay (45th minute), Akashdeep Singh (12th minute) and Mandeep Singh (10th minute).

will next face World No.3 in their second pool match on December 2.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 11:16 IST
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