Although India were by far the better side on display today, it was the Germans, who struck first in the sixth minute through a field goal from Niklas Wellen.
Roelant Oltmans was fuming after a lacklustre India lost 0-3 to Argentina in the opening match of the Hockey World League (HWL) Final, prompting the Dutchman to say he doesn't want to witness a repeat of such a "below-par" showing from his wards in the rest of the tournament.
India dished out a lacklustre performance to go down 0-3 to Argentina in the opening match of the Hockey World League (HWL) Final in front of a packed Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium in Raipur on Friday.
For India, the Tour will be in preparation for the all-important FIH Hockey World League Final
Chhattisgarh will host the men's Hockey World League Final from November 27 to December 6 in its capital city of Raipur
Paul van Ass is no longer the coach of the Indian National Hockey team
If committee thinks van Ass is good coach, I will go to Netherlands to bring him back says HI chief Batra
Paul Van Ass claimed today that he was sacked by Hockey India (SAI and Batra have claimed otherwise -- so this is still a subject of some debate).
India's defence crumbled in the bronze medal playoff as they crashed to a 1-5 defeat against Great Britain for a fourth-place finish at the World League Semifinals on Sunday.
Pakistan captain Muhammad Imran on Sunday stepped down after the national team failed to qualify for next year's Rio Olympics Games, following their latest defeat in the World Hockey League to France which left them at the bottom of the points table.
After a heart breaking 0-4 defeat against Belgium in the last four contest in HWL , India will look to grab the third position when they lock horns against Great Britain
Laid low after suffering a 0-4 thrashing at the hands of Belgium, India face a tough task in their bid to finish on the podium when they take on a tenacious Great Britain
"Perhaps, the nerves played a role in those soft goals," Sardar said.
India suffered a 0-4 defeat as their defence succumbed under the pressure mounted by an aggressive Belgium side in the semifinal of the FIH Hockey World League Semifinals at the KHC Dragons Stadium
India need to improve their defence as they will be up against an attacking Belgium for a place in the final of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final at the Brasschaat Municipal Park here on Friday.
India will face one of their toughest tests in defence when they square off against the marauding Belgians in what promises to be a robust semifinal clash of the FIH Hockey World League Semifinals on Friday.
India are eager to cover most angles in the qualification race by winning this playoff for the fifth position
Coming from a village synonymous with Indian hockey, the sport was an obvious childhood passion for Jasjit,
India kept their Olympic qualification dreams alive by beating lower-ranked Italy in the shoot-out in a classification match of the women's Hockey World League Semifinals
India’s last encounter against their Asian rivals was in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup earlier this year where the latter won in a riveting encounter courtesy of a 3-2 scoreline.