The 23-year-old expressed that he is satisfied with how his international career has kickstarted.
Midfielder Rajkumar Pal expressed that he is very happy with the way he has started his international career. He made his international debut against Belgium last year. Thereafter, i-n a short span of time, the 23-year-old has already made significant impact for the Indian team in big competitions.
“The way you start anything is very crucial”, said Pal. “Therefore I really wanted to get off to a good start in my international career”,he added. “It was a dream come true when I got the chance to play for the Indian team for the match against Belgium in the FIH Hockey Pro League last year”, he claimed.
Rajkumar Pal feels that his two goals vs Australia in the Hockey Pro League was a real confidence booster. “I have just looked to carry forward the momentum from thereon,” said the midfielder.
Pal added that he is looking forward to making many more contributions to the Indian team’s victories in the future.
“It felt great to contribute to the team’s victory with a goal against Argentina last month. My main objective is to help the team win in any way I can”, he went in to say. “I was happy with how I performed on our recent tour of Argentina. Even though I haven’t played too many matches for the Indian team, I have already started to feel very comfortable at the highest level. I am looking forward to contributing to many more victories for the Indian team in the future,” said the 23-year-old.
“An Olympic Gold is the ultimate goal for all of us. We have been putting in tremendous amount of hard work to achieve our target”, he added.
” I would like to thank Hockey India and SAI for providing secure environment for our Olympics training in the toughest of times. Without their help and guidance, we wouldn’t be in a position to practice for the biggest prize in sport,” signed off Pal.