Champions Trophy: PM Narendra Modi congratulates 'brilliant' Indian hockey team

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New Delhi, June 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (June 18) congratulated the Indian men's hockey team for claiming silver medal in the Champions Trophy.

Reward for players

"Congrats to our Hockey Team for a spirited performance in Champions Trophy finals. Their effort has been brilliant. We're proud of the team," Modi tweeted.

A file picture of Indian players celebrating a goal at Champions Trophy 2016

India were pipped by reigning world champions Australia 1-3 via penalty shoot-out to settle for their maiden silver medal in the Hockey Champions Trophy in London on Friday (June 17).


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