The National team hoisted the Tri-Color and sung the National anthem in unison at the Cooperage Football Ground to celebrate Independence day.
National Team coach Mr. Tarun Roy did the honors of hosting the flag and begin the celebrations. ‘Its very important to remember the sacrifices made by our heros in the past, who have laid their lives to protect us’, said the coach. ‘We are preparing for the the Asian Games an we will make sure to put in all our efforts and make the country proud’ affirmed Mr. Roy.
Durva Vahia (Goal-Keeper): ‘Its a great feeling to celebrate this day with the Indian National team. To play for the national team is our ultimate aim and will give us the chance to serve our country. Singing the National anthem gives me immense joy and we all hope to do it at the Asian Games this time. Jai Hind!’