The Indian men`s hockey team finally tasted some success in the FIH World League Round 3 when they defeated lower-ranked France 6-2 to qualify for the fifth-sixth position play-off match, here on Friday.
Indian hockey team`s preparations for next month`s Olympic Games began on a confident note with a 8-2 route of France in the first of the two friendly matches here.
The Indian hockey team benefited twice by successfully appealing against the umpire`s decision during Sunday`s final.
When a spirited Indian team take the field in the final on Sunday, they would be looking nothing less than a win and seal a spot in the 2012 London Olympics.
Hockey India is offering discounted tickets to students, players of various academies and government employees.
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