Germany capable of winning Cup: Captain Fuchs

Updated: 26 November, 2018 11:25 IST | PTI | Bhubaneswar

Speaking on the team's arrival, captain Florian Fuchs said, "It feels good to be back here. We have played a couple of times here and the fans are fantastic. The energy is good.."

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Heavyweights Germany yesterday arrived in the city for the upcoming men's hockey World Cup, with hopes of repeating their 2014 triumph in the Final of the FIH Champions Trophy.

Though the team had a disappointing outing last year at the Hockey World League Final in the city, where they lost the bronze medal match to India, the German team is vying for the top spot at the prestigious event to begin on Wednesday.

Speaking on the team's arrival, captain Florian Fuchs said, "It feels good to be back here. We have played a couple of times here and the fans are fantastic. The energy is good.."

Fuchs added: "We came here to achieve something and we have the capability and the team for that. It will be quite a tough tournament considering the games are stretched to the last minute and about eight teams are evenly placed."

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First Published: 26 November, 2018 07:49 IST

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