India hockey captain Bharat Chettri has said the players could think of playing in the World Series Hockey (WSH) if the tournament is held after the Olympic qualifiers.
"If the WSH is held after the Olympic qualifiers, I think the players will be able to play with a free mind.
Hockey ace Yuvraj Valmiki at Mumbai airport on the team's arrival from South Africa last night. Pic/Vijay Bate
The qualifiers are important. Last time we did not qualify for the Beijing Games," Chettri told IANS yesterday after the team returned from South Africa finishing runners-up to Belgium in the Champions Challenge.