Indian hockey team lifts Asian title, beating Malaysia; players’ determination gets praise from PM Modi

The Indian men’s hockey team ended the Asian Championship on a thrilling note, fighting back from two goals down to win 4-3 over Malaysia. The match, held at Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium in Chennai yesterday, drew high praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who lauded the Indian players’ determination.

The victorious Indian men's hockey team. Photo courtesy: Twitter/OlympicKhel

Yesterday’s win gave the Indian men’s hockey team its fourth Asian Champions Trophy. “Congratulations to our Men’s Hockey Team on the spectacular victory in the Asian Championship! This is India’s 4th triumph and it showcases the tireless dedication, rigorous training and unyielding determination of our players,” Modi posted on X.

He added, “Their extraordinary performance has ignited immense pride across the nation. Best wishes to our players for their future endeavours.” 

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