The Indian hockey squad, preparing for the London Olympics, was felicitated by Emcure Pharmaceuticals here on Monday.

All the players and support staff were presented with an i-phone by Satish Mehta, CEO, and Arun Khanna (COO).

Captain Bharat Chetri said: “We understand that the entire nation is behind us and we are working extremely hard to ensure a podium finish.”

Chief coach Michael Nobbs said he was quite pleased in guiding a talented bunch of youngsters to the Olympics, and expected them to become world-beaters soon.

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