The Indian men and women's hockey team captains Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal believe this will be the most crucial time of their lives. Both the team are preparining hard to show their best in the Tokyo Olympics. There just 200 days left to the tournament to began.
Manpreet in a Hockey India release said, "The biggest learning from last year was to not let external factors affect our goal. There could be many uncertainties but we need to only worry about what's within our control and that is to work towards being our best. He further said that in the next 200 days, every single player in the core group should focus on giving his 100 per cent. He said, "The next 200 days is going to be the most important period of our lives. Each one of us has to give our 100 per cent in training and in the competition if we want to see ourselves make the Indian Team for Tokyo."
women's hockey team captains Rani too agreed that the next few months the players will need to up their game in all aspects. She said, In the next few months, our focus will be on improving further in all aspects of the game. Our competitions this year will show us where we stand and what needs to be improved. From here on, each one of us has to work on being the best."