Hockey World Cup: PM Modi, Odisha CM congratulate Indian team

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi  and  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik have congratulated the Indian team for a thumping victory over South Africa in their opening match of the Hockey World Cup 2018 at the iconic Kalinga stadium here last evening .

In a tweet, Modi said, this is a fantastic start for the Indian Hockey team. He also extended his best wishes for the upcoming games.

Patnaik also took Twitter route to congratulate the winning Indian team saying it is a perfect start to their World Cup campaign. He also extended his best wishes to the home team for the remaining matches.

on Wednesday evening, India started the campaign with a dominating 5-0 win against South Africa, while Belgium defeated Canada 2-1 in the tournament opener.

Also Read: Hockey World Cup-2018: India Thrash South Africa 5-0

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