Team Germany arrive in Bhubaneswar for FIH Hockey Pro League

Bhubaneswar, April 12 : Germany men’s team arrived on Tuesday here in Odisha to face the hosts India in the FIH Hockey Pro League double-header, which takes place on April 14 and 15. The German Head Coach Andre Henning expressed delight at the prospect of playing India at the Kalinga Stadium. “We are here with a young team. It is a special moment for most of the guys as they will be making their debuts here in India. So, getting their first cap ever in the Hockey country and in one of the best stadiums in the world, is an amazing opport ty. We are very excited to play at the Kalinga Stadium,” he said. Speaking about Team India, Henning stated “Just have the biggest respect for the way they play, the way they have improved in the last few years. They are at the top at the moment, and that’s well deserved. “They showed some extremely strong performances and have improved on the pitch, which reflects on their results. I think it’s not a big surprise that they are so successful at the moment, and are of course, extremely hard to beat.” BM

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