Sports Minister praises hockey team for good show

Last Updated: Feb 19, 2012, 22:24 PM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

New Delhi: Indian men hockey team’s goal rush at the hockey Olympics qualifiers continued on Sunday prompting Sports Minister, Ajay Maken to congratulate the team for their show.

Praising the team, he said that the performances are an indication that the preparations are on right track towards achieving the dream of an Olympic medal this year.

“Congratulations to Indian Hockey team! Thrash Italy 8-1. Beat Singapore yesterday 15-1. Great beginning towards London Medal dreams.” he posted on a micro blogging website on Sunday.

India thrashed Italy 8-1 to register their second win of the Olympic qualifying tournament on Sunday.