Bengaluru, Oct. 31: As the clock ticks nearer to the FIH 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 unique minutes for hockey stars all over the planet who have accomplished the apex at this renowned occasion in the earlier years.
The series gets with Mink van der Weerden, who was essential for the Netherlands group that won the Silver decoration at the 2014 World Cup in Hague, Netherlands, and furthermore won the Silver award at the 2018 World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India.
Previous Netherlands safeguard Mink van der Weerden addressed his country across 191 matches in which he scored 100 objectives. He made his senior global presentation in 2010 against Spain at the ABN AMRO FIH Champions Prize, where he completed as the main objective scorer of the competition.
The dragflicker turned into a basic piece of the group set-up and kept on ascending among the positions.
Mink addressed his country at the 2014 Men’s Reality Cup in Hague, The Netherlands, where his side completed in the runner up, losing the Last to Australia. Once more he likewise assumed a urgent part in the 2018 Men’s Reality Cup in Bhubaneswar, India, where his group won the Silver decoration, going down in the Last against Belgium.
In any case, regardless of not having the option to get the Gold decoration for the second time in succession, van der Weerden’s number one World Cup recollections are from 2018, when he played the Quarter-Last against India.
“It was an extremely effective competition for us. The entire environment was mind boggling. Playing India in the Quarter-Finals was truly cool. It was so clearly something else. They were the most unique conditions I have at any point played a game in,” he said.
The previous Dutch global further reviewed the extraordinary second when he scored the second objective against India from a punishment corner and set up a completely exhilarating win for his group.
It was the second when we scored the second objective to start to lead the pack,” he reviewed.
Yet, when we scored, out of nowhere, everybody went calm. It was a super odd second.
Result-wise, it was truly really great for us. The difference of playing in such a major arena and unexpectedly everybody getting quiet was a truly exceptional second for me,” van der Weerden said.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics, communicated trusts that the Netherlands can lift the prize at the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Reality Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela, which is set to start from January thirteenth 2023.
Australia, Belgium, Netherlands, India, Argentina, Germany, New Zealand, Britain, France, Korea, Malaysia, Spain, South Africa, Japan, Chile, Grains are the 16 groups, who will contend in the competition.
“I trust Netherlands can lift the World Cup. Taking a gander at the group and the outcomes they have had over most recent 15 months, they have a decent possibility going extremely far On the planet Cup and in the event that we arrive at the Last, third time could be the appeal,” the 34-year-old said.
On being approached to pick his top choices for the competition, van der Weerden named the reigning champs Belgium,
Both are great right now. They look major areas of strength for exceptionally,” said. However, in Men’s Hockey, the quality has become such a great deal better throughout the long term. There are such countless top groups. In this way, there are three-four different groups too that can continue and win the entire thing,” van der Weerde