India Beat France

  • We could've scored more goals: Nobbs July 2, 2012

    Le Touquet, France: India made little work of France here in the second friendly hockey Test, beating the hosts 4-0 to sweep the two-match series. But as the Indian men's hockey team leaves France to cross the border into Spain for a triangular series before the Olympics, coach Michael Nobbs...
  • India thrash France 8-2 in hockey friendly June 29, 2012

    Lille: Indian hockey team's preparations for next month's Olympic Games began on a confident note with a 8-2 route of France in the first of the two friendly matches here on Thursday. India led 3-2 at the half-time after the home side had taken an early lead. SK Uthappa scored the...
  • Nobbs pleased with tour opener in France July 5, 2012

    Lille: India kicked off their pre-Olympic European tour with a thumping 8-2 win over France on Thursday, and though coach Michael Nobbs was upset with the performance of his boys in the first half, overall he was satisfied considering the team was still acclimatising to the conditions. "Well, this was...