Tokyo Olympics 2020: Proud of our team, says PM Modi as he watches India vs Belgium Hockey semi-final
India vs Belgium Hockey Match: Just like the entire country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also tuned in to watch the ongoing men's hockey semi-final clash between India and Belgium in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020 on Tuesday.
As he watches the ongoing semi-final, PM Narendra Modi said that he was already proud of what the team has managed to achieve in the Olympics so far.
"I'm watching India vs Belgium Hockey Men's Semi-Final at #Tokyo2020. Proud of our team and their skills. Wishing them the very best," tweeted PM Modi on Tuesday.
Loick Luypaert gave Belgium an early lead in the match as he registered a goal in the starting minutes of the first quarter and as a result, India was put on the back foot straight away.
However, India struck back in the second half as Harmanpreet Singh and Mandeep Singh scored goals in quick succession, and as a result, India gained a 2-1 lead in the first quarter during India vs Belgium semi-final clash.
In the second quarter, Belgium got the equaliser as Alexander Hendrickx successfully converted a penalty corner, and it brought the scoreline level to 2-2.
Earlier, India had defeated Great Britain 3-1 in the quarterfinals on Sunday to enter the last four stage.