World Cup-winning hockey legend Ashok Kumar on Wednesday said it would be difficult for the Indian men’s team to keep up the momentum that seemed good enough for a long-awaited Olympic podium finish had the Games been held as scheduled this year.
A key member of the 1975 world champion team and a bronze-medallist at the Munich Olympics can’t help but wonder whether the Manpreet Singh-led team would shape up as nicely next year, as it did this year after a stellar 2019.
“If the Olympics were held this year, we definitely had some chances. We had shown improvement and we could have got some good results there,” Kumar, who scored the winning goal against Pakistan in the 1975 World Cup final, told PTI.
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“Definitely, there is a break in momentum and it will really make a big difference. You can’t say now (that we…