Indian men and women's hockey team captains Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal cautioned the players to not let external factors affect their goal of achieving success.
We should be mentally prepared for several challenges on way to Olympics: Hockey player Manpreet Singh
The women's team skipper Rani also agreed that in the next few months the players will need to up their game in all aspects.
This showed to Manpreet Singh that it was entirely normal and that there was no need to panic.
The Indian men's team, which currently sits fourth in the table with 10 points from six games, will resume its FIH Pro League season in April next year against hosts Argentina.
Having made 36 appearances in all competitions for Chennaiyin FC since joining the team for the 2017-18 season, he has played a crucial role in the midfield in their title-winning run.
According to a Sports Authority of India statement, they were discharged from hospital and are now under quarantine at National Centre of Excellence.
Manpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, Varun Kumar, Krishan Bahadur Pathak and Mandeep Singh have tested negative twice and their vitals are normal.
On Friday, men's hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, Varun Kumar, and Krishan B Pathak had tested positive for the coronavirus.
In all 12 athletes travelled together to join the camp, and all of them have been administered the RT-PCR tests. A few more test results are awaited.
Manpreet Singh expressed that the national side has been getting better with each Olympics.
The Indian men's hockey team will resume its Pro League campaign in April with an away tie against Argentina.
The 24-year-old dragflick sensation stepped up his role in the team and shouldered the responsibility of vice-captain with aplomb.
Rani has led the India team to historic victories in the Women's Asia Cup in 2017, silver at the 2018 Asian Games and played a critical role in the Olympic Qualifiers in 2019.
His son and current state Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal urged people to refrain from attending the funeral ceremony because of COVID-19 pandemic.
On the morning of February 23, Hockey India (HI) may have been forgiven for dreaming of the men’s team on the podium at the Olympics.