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PM Modi speaks to Rani Rampal, hockey coach

Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 4

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday had a telephone conversation with Indian women’s hockey team captain Rani Rampal and coach Sjoerd Marijne.

The prime minister expressed pride at the performance of the women’s hockey team.

Thanks very much Sir @narendramodi for your inspirational phone call, I will bring over the message to the team, we will show resilience and also keep showing the Indian Shernis fighting spirit in the match for the bronze medal. @TheHockeyIndia #PMO

— Sjoerd Marijne (@SjoerdMarijne) August 4, 2021

He told them that the women’s team was a skilled group of athletes who had worked very hard and that they must look ahead now.

“Wins and losses are a part of life and that they must not be disheartened,” the PM said.

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