Indian men’s hockey team to take on France hockey team in the opening match of 2015 Hockey World League Semi-Final in Belgium on 20 June. The match has been scheduled to kicks off at 18:00 local time and 21:30 IST. You must be eager to watch live telecast of India vs France hockey match, hence we have brought the perfect guide for you where you will find TV channels and online live streaming sites which will be telecasting tonight’s India-France match.
Indian team has been performing good these days in hockey and in recent past one year they have defeated big teams of hockey world like Australia, Pakistan and more. Team is already qualified for the Olympics 2016 at Rio and they’ll be playing this tournament to gain their confidence as well as keep focused for the finals of Hockey World League in Mohali, India in December 2015.
Though India lost only one warm game against Belgium in the practice matches of HWL semi-final, India beat top teams like Great Britain, United States and France. So it will be an interesting contest today when India will be taking on lowest rank team in pool A i.e. France. Men in blue managed to win against French team by 1-0 in practice game which shows that if India takes France lightly, they may pay price for it.
Current form of Indian hockey team shows that how aggressive and positive approach they have got towards the game. Head coach Paul van ass also believes that team is going good and has got capabilities to beat any team on the day. As per PTI report, Mr. Paul mentioned that team needs to convert penalties into goals to create more chances of winning.
He said, “The boys look in good form as they have showcased great play during the practice matches. But tomorrow will be the real test that they have to pass. With France they have to be careful as they are a strong team and will not give in easily. The key tomorrow will be to get the crucial penalty corners in our name and convert them.”
India will be favorites to win and they have got 70 percent winning chances over France. As per Sports Mirchi predictions the score line is expected to be 4-1 in the favor of men in blue.
Indian viewers can watch the live telecast of India vs France match on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD from 9:30 PM IST. Star Sports to telecast this match in Japan and Korea also.
Belgium viewers of this game can tune Telenet to catch the live action of inaugural match in Hockey World League semi-final tonight.
Sky Sports will be broadcasting today’s France vs India hockey match live in Ireland and Great Britain.
Pakistani audience can enjoy the live coverage of this match on PTV.
Australian viewers will be able to watch live telecast of the match on Fox Sports.
Star Sports is the official broadcasting partner of Hockey World League semi-final games and it will stream live matches as well. If you belong from India, Japan, Korea, Italy, Netherlands, Poland and Malaysia, you can watch live streaming of India vs France match online on starsports.com. Hotstar app will also be streaming the match live.
Great Britain and Ireland viewers can enjoy the live streaming of India vs France match on Sky Go.
Fox Sports will also stream this match live in Australia.