Byline: S. Selvam
INDIA, buoyed by their win in the inaugural Champions Challenge on Saturday, are now aiming for a top-three finish in next year's 10th Men's World Cup in Kuala Lumpur from February 24 to March 9.
And to underline their seriousness, the Indian team have ruled out competing in the six-nation tournament to be hosted by the Malaysia Hockey Federation (MHF) in January, simply because it is too close to the World Cup.
More importantly, the remaining days to the World Cup will be used by coach Cedric D'souza to rectify the chinks in the Indian armour. "We have achieved two of the three targets set by the Indian Hockey Federation and I …