India vs Belgium hockey Olympics 2021:
Belgium defeats India by a score of 5-2 in the semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Now, the Belgium team has headed towards the Olympics finals, while India will compete with Germany or Australia for the Bronze Medal.
"Wins & losses are a part of life. Our Men’s Hockey Team at #Tokyo2020 gave their best & that is what counts. Wishing the Team the very best for the next match & their future endeavours. India is proud of our players," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets.— ANI (@ANI) August 3, 2021
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While the goals for the India team were earned by players Harmanpreet and Mandeep. After the Indian Men’s Hockey team entered the semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after defeating Great Britain, they were supposed to compete with Belgium to reach further in the competition.
While the match until the last quarter was quite interesting as both the teams were playing at a score of 2-2 until the last 15 minutes were crucial for the win.
The match of the Indian Men’s hockey team in the semi-finals was so engaging and intense that our Prime Minister Narendra Modi also joined in as spectators, and wished for India’s win.
I’m watching the India vs Belgium Hockey Men’s Semi Final at #Tokyo2020. Proud of our team and their skills. Wishing them the very best!— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 3, 2021
In the last quarter, Belgium marked its goal in the last few minutes of the match keeping it ahead of India by 4-2. While the final goal by Belgium raised the score at 5-2 with India loosing the match.