Morale boost for Britain hockey team after winning the three-cycle
Received Britain hockey team a morale boost before the 2012 London Olympics after beating Spain Beijing Games silver medalist 2008 and India to win the three warm-up session in Santander on Monday.
Johnta scored Clark and Barry Meddleton scored twice in the first half to achieve Britain’s 2-1 win over Spain, the host country, which reduced the gap before the break through Bao Kimada from a penalty corner.
The British team won on India winning the Olympic gold medal eight times 3-1 on Saturday.
The coach Jason Lee said Britain for the British Union for hockey on the Internet, “we trained at the highest level to confront India, ranked tenth in the world and Spain’s fifth seed.”
“When you add to that our friendly that was recently held in front of the Netherlands (third seed) then we have won three games in a row so we get a boost from the victories.”
The British team will travel to London on Sunday and will play with Spain in the last match of the first set at the Olympics on the seventh of August after facing Argentina, South Africa, Pakistan, Australia, ranked first in the world.