The Mexican National Team arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport on Wednesday morning for the FIH Men’s Series Finals Bhubaneswar Odisha 2019.

While five players from their team had already arrived in Bhubaneswar on Monday evening, the rest of the team members arrived today.

Mexico are grouped in Pool B along with USA, South Africa and Japan and are hopeful of making an impact here to shed away their status as an underdog team.

“Mexico are known for their football culture, but we have dedicated players in our team who are all passionate about hockey and we are here to make our presence felt in International Hockey,” stated Mexican player Miguel Leon at the tournaments official press conference yesterday.

All eight teams participating in the tournament have landed in Bhubaneswar and are all-geared to put up their best performance.

“We watched the Men’s World Cup that happened here and there was great atmosphere. There will be many things we learn from this event especially from teams like India and Japan,” added Leon.

Mexico will play their first match on 7 June 2019 against Japan at 0845 hours.


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