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August 22, 2003

Does India need a foreign hockey coach?

In the backdrop of India's pathetic display in the ongoing Champions Trophy hockey tournament, the Indian Hockey Federation has indicated that it may appoint a foreign coach to reverse the fortunes of the team, which is "lacking in motivation".

The Indian cricket team has shown visible improvement after the induction of New Zealand's John Wright as team coach. Doyou think a foreign coach in hockey can replicate his success?

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Number of User Comments: 144

Sub: no foreign coach

Appointing a foreign coach to pep up the Indian hockey team's performance is similar to saying that India as a nation could be better if ...

Posted by Ram

Sub: Unfair!!!!

Despite bringing about a radical change in fortunes, that ushered in India's best spell in the international arena for well over two decades, it is ...

Posted by john p john

Sub: no


Posted by pabla

Sub: foreign coach

Any idea where is mohammaed shahid & Pargath Singh. our own strkers of yesteryears . he was a great inspiration, motivator for indian team. ...

Posted by Ayappan Kutty.S

Sub: pakisthan coach for indian hockey team

yes ! if at all we look for a foreign coach it should be from pakishthan . this will encourage killer intinct in our boys. ...

Posted by ayappan kutty



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