Show your best game, says Coach to Naveen in the game against UP Yoddhas

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As his team was trailing at the end of the first half during their Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 9 match against UP Yodhas, Dabang Delhi KC head coach Krishan Hooda told his skipper Naveen Kumar that the match was not over yet and they should show their best game in the second half.

The Dabang Delhi KC were trailing 19-25 at the end of the first half at the Shree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru on Wednesday. However, captain Naveen Kumar and Manjeet put up an inspiring performance to lead Delhi to a thrilling 44-42 victory in the end.

Speaking about the match, Delhi head coach Krishan Hooda said, "I told Naveen that I don't care about the result at half-time. This is a league match. So, I told him to show his best game and work hard. I knew that we would win the game. The fans' immense support also helped us during our game. Naveen is with us so obviously, the fans will be on our side."

Earlier in the day, Bengal Warriors registered their second consecutive victory after defeating Bengaluru Bulls 42-33.

Defender Girish Maruti Ernak, who chipped in with another High 5, gave credit to his coach for working on his weakness which helped him perform better.

"The credit for my form goes to our coach. He trained us well before the season. Our coach worked on all of my weaknesses and gave me confidence. The coach has told me to play freely and not take any pressure. I look to give my 100 percent on the mat."

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