Hockey World Cup 2023: Previous Australian forward Glenn Turner reviews 2010 WC greatness, expects India to go the distance

New Delhi, Nov 8: As the clock ticks nearer to the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Hockey World Cup Bhubaneswar-Rourkela 2023, with under 100 days to go, Hockey India dispatches Most loved World Cup Memory which will bring hockey fans obscure realities, fun accounts and exceptional minutes for hockey stars all over the planet who have accomplished the apex at this renowned occasion in the earlier years.

Our series gets with a double cross Best on the planet Glenn Turner, who was a pillar in the victorious Australian side of the 2010s.

Having won consecutive World Cups – 2010 in India and 2014 in the Netherlands, a Gold decoration at the 2010 District Games, and the Bronze decoration at London 2012 Olympics, the previous Aussie forward talked affectionately about the Kookaburras’ predominance during his time.

Turner assumed an essential part in Australia’s 2010 World Cup win.

having scored upwards of six objectives in seven matches. “As I referenced, I was new, so it was a touch of riding a wave for me, coming in and endeavoring to get my spot. I get everything just went before long,” he expressed.

The Kookaburras began their 2010 World Cup crusade with a 2-3 misfortune against Britain however proceeded to win all the excess pool games against the hosts India (5-2), South Africa (12-0), Spain (2-0) and Pakistan (2-1).

Talking about his experience of playing hockey in India, the double cross Olympian said, “I love India. I cherished playing in the Hockey India Association. It is astonishing to see the ascent of Indian hockey, and it’s the ideal opportunity for them to make the following stride. World Cup is at home, a tremendous benefit, and I couldn’t want anything more than to see them go somewhat further.”

Turner has scored a sum of 96 objectives in 136 worldwide matches in his improved profession. On being approached to offer guidance to adolescents, Turner said partaking in the sport is significant.

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