We will give our best to win: India Rugby captain

Oct 05, 2013, 14:16 IST | Agencies

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan will lock horns in the under-19 Asian Rugby Championship finals tomorrow and Indian captain Suraj Veer Sharma exuded confidence of winning the match here

Talking to reporters, Suraj Veer Sharma said: "Pakistan's forward line is excellent for which we will have to work harder. Moreover, Pakistan will have the advantage of home ground. We will depend on our backs and will give our best to win for the division two.

"The Lahorites are great in their hospitality and generosity, food is excellent here and we love to visit Lahore as it's a cultural city," he added. Sunil Chohan, another rugby player, said they have worked really hard to win this division.

"Though Pakistan team is comparatively superior, we are still hopeful to win this event," he said. Indian Rugby forward Monoyado said: "We have been practicing our game at Kolkata before arriving for Lahore. I have come to Pakistan for the second time and we received a warm welcome from Pakistanis like last time."

Pakistan rugby captain Daud Gull said the match between Pakistan and India will be of much interest. "The team is hopeful and they have worked even harder to win this event." Pakistan rugby players Fahad Masood, Ali Shahid and Sher Ali also exuded confidence to win this event.

The Director General Sports Punjab, Usman Anwar has made fool proof security arrangements for the final. Pakistan defeated Afghanistan, while India got walk over against Uzbekistan, to reach the Asian U-19 Rugby final, which is held in collaboration with Pakistan Rugby Union and Sports Board Punjab here. 

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