Thursday, February 22, 2018

Cowie: Defensive work to do*

Indoor hockey men return today

HAVING A LOOK: T&T’s Mickell Pierre, centre, Jordan Viera, partly hidden and Akim Toussaint, right, look beyond the left mitt of goalie Ron Alexander as they prepare to run out in defence of a Poland penalty corner at the FIH Indoor World Cup in Berlin on Wednesday last. Poland won 11-5. —Photo: FIH/Frank Uijlenbroek

The national men’s indoor hockey squad will return home this afternoon from the FIH Indoor World Cup in Berlin, with heads held, but with work to do.
Team TTO led by head coach Raphael Govia and team captain Solomon Eccles got T&T’s first-ever win in two World Indoor appearances and finished 10th overall. And adding the three-warm-up games they played against club sides in their pre-tournament camp in the Netherlands, Eccles and company have played nine high-paced 40-minute contests in a 12-day period.

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