HWL Final Preview: India coach Marijne urges his boys to believe in themselves

Updated: Dec 01, 2017, 12:29 IST | Agencies

India may have a negative head-to-head record in international tournaments against all their opponents of the Hockey World League Final, but chief coach Sjoerd Marijne does not want to dwell in the past and has asked his players to "believe in yourse

India may have a negative head-to-head record in international tournaments against all their opponents of the Hockey World League Final, but chief coach Sjoerd Marijne does not want to dwell in the past and has asked his players to "believe in yourself".

Indian Hockey captain Manpreet Singh(L) and coach Sjoerd Marijne(R) attend a press conference on the eve of their match against Australia at Men's Hockey World League Final at Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. Pic/PTI
Indian Hockey captain Manpreet Singh(L) and coach Sjoerd Marijne(R) attend a press conference on the eve of their match against Australia at Men's Hockey World League Final at Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. Pic/PTI

"What happened in the past we can’t change but what will happen in the future we can change. We have to learn things from the past to get better in the future and that’s our goal," Marijne said. India will open their campaign against the title holders and World No. 2 Australia today.

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