Indian skipper Manpreet Singh is confident that his side can clinch gold in the upcoming Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, which will be held in April later this year. “It is always good to start the season with some good matches against top teams. With teams like New Zealand and Japan in the fray, this tour will certainly help us in our preparations for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games,” Manpeet was quoted as saying by a Hockey India release. The fixtures will be played at the Blake Park in Tauranga and the Gallagher Hockey Centre in Hamilton. “There is no doubt we are approaching this year with clear goals of winning in the CWG and defending our Gold Medal at the Asian Games.
Source: Hindustan Times January 12, 2018 10:52 UTC