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Twitterati hail Indian team as they win Junior Hockey World Cup

Lucknow, Dec 18: Indian men's hockey team emerge triumphant in the final of Junior Hockey World Cup as they beat Belgium 2-1 to win the title.

India beats Belgium 2-1 to win Junior Hockey World Cup

Gurjant Singha and Simranjeet Singh scored the two crucial goals in the first half of the match to seal the fate of the match. Belgium scored a late consolation goal from a penalty corner.

India become the second team after Germany to lift the coveted title on more than one occasion. They had reached the finals after 15 long years.

As India lifts the Junior Hockey World Cup, fans and celebrities across the country took Twitter to congratulate the colts.

Here are some of the tweets on Indian Hockey team:

Viren Rasquinha congratulates Indian team

Viren Rasquinha congratulates Indian team

Vijender Singh congratulates Indian team

Vijender Singh congratulates Indian team

Anjum Chopra congratulates Indian team

Anjum Chopra congratulates Indian team

Praful Patel congratulates Indian team

Praful Patel congratulates Indian team

Vijay Goel congratulates Indian team

Vijay Goel congratulates Indian team

VVS Laxman congratulates Indian team

VVS Laxman congratulates Indian team

Fans congratulate Indian team

Fans congratulate Indian team

Fans congratulate Indian team

Fans congratulate Indian team

Fans congratulate Indian team

Fans congratulate Indian team

Virender Sehwag congratulates Indian team

Virender Sehwag congratulates Indian team

OneIndia News

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Story first published: Sunday, December 18, 2016, 20:47 [IST]
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