“Just bring gold on the way home”, Sjoerd Marijne and Shah Rukh Khan exchange friendly jokes after historic womens victory-Sports News, Firstpost

Indian women’s hockey team coach Sjoerd Marijne and Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan were involved in a friendly joke after the Premier League team advanced to the semi-finals of the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Indian women’s hockey team coach Sjoerd Marijne posted a photo on Twitter following her victory over Australia. Twitter @SjoerdMarijne

Just hours after the Indian men’s hockey team qualified for the semi-finals of the current Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Sunday, the Indian women’s team, led by Rani Rampal, followed in the men’s footsteps with a victory exploding 1-0 over Australia in the quarter-finals.

It was the first time the women’s hockey team had qualified for the final four, where they will face Argentina on Wednesday.

And after their historic last-eight win, team coach Sjoerd Marijne posted an image with the players on Twitter, which he captioned, “Sorry family, I’ll be back later.”

In response to this, Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, who played the role of coach “Kabir Khan” in the famous fictional sports drama Chak De! India, tweeted: “Haan haan no problem. Just bring gold on the way home… for a billion family members. This time, Dhanteras is also on November 2. From: Former Coach Kabir Khan.

Thanking Shah Rukh for the words of encouragement, ‘real coach’ Marijne vowed the team would give ‘everything again’. He tweeted: “Thanks for all the support and love. We will give it all back. From: The real coach.

Gurjit Kaur, the team’s designated drag flicker, scored the only goal of the game in the second quarter, which ultimately knocked out world No. 2 Australia.

India is already guaranteed to win three medals at the Olympics, surpassing its total of two at the Rio Games in 2016. While weightlifter Mirabai Chanu returned home with a silver medal after finishing second in the category weighing 49 kg, the PV commuter Sindhu has inspired millions of people across India. as she clinched the bronze medal on Sunday, beating China’s He Bing Jiao 21-13, 21-15 in the bronze medal match.

The Indian men’s hockey team will face world champion Belgium in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

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