Bhubaneswar: As India won the first match against South Africa at Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 here last evening, wishes started pouring from all spheres.
Odisha Cheif Minister Naveen patnaik congratulated Team India for their spectacular performance against South Africa, giving a perfect start. He wished the men in blue good luck for the remaining matches.
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) November 28, 2018
Union petroleum and skill development minister Dharmendra Pradhan also congratulated Indian Hockey team for the emphatic win against South Africa in the first game of Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018. He also wished the team a successful campaign in the tournament.
Congratulations to Team India @TheHockeyIndia for the emphatic win against South Africa in the first game of the #HWC2018. Wishing the team a successful campaign in the tournament. @FIH_Hockey pic.twitter.com/OZ22HyiVNC
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) November 28, 2018
It was a satisfying result for India as the Indian Hockey team made their statement by thrashing South Africa 5-0 in a Group C match of Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 at the Kalinga Stadium here last evening.
India to take on Belgium In the next round, on December 2.