New Delhi:Former India goalkeeper Helen Mary believes that the Indian women’s hockey team can work in some aspects of their game to secure a top-3 spot in the Tokyo Olympics. In the last 3 to 3 years, the women’s team has performed brilliantly.
‘Women’s team 90 percent ready’
Helen Mary said in Hockey India’s podcast ‘Hockey Te Charcha’, ‘Looking at the performances in Argentina and Germany, I think our team is 90 percent ready and in the coming times Can improve the game further. I am sure she can create history in Tokyo. The tricolor will fly in Tokyo.
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‘Confidence seen in Indian team’
Helen Mary said, ‘The way the Indian team played in Argentina, although could not beat the world number two team, but the confidence was worth watching. I did not see the Indian team playing against any team on its home ground.
Most players dream about scoring the perfect goal. Helen Mary dreamt about stopping those.
Born in Kerala, she went on to make her international debut as the Goalkeeper for the Indian Women’s Hockey Team at the young age of 15.
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Helen has won the gold medal
Helen Mary, who was part of the team that won the gold in the 2002 Commonwealth Games and 2004 Asia Cup in her international career of more than a decade since 1992, said that preparations are now organized in a very systematic and scientific manner. .
‘There has been a lot of change’
Helen Mary said, ‘There is a great difference between our time and our time. Now everything happens in a scientific way and the team has a large support staff. All aspects of fitness, diet and workload are taken care of. Every strategy is decided beforehand.