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Canterbury Hockey Club men's player-coach Kwan Browne confident ahead of the England Hockey 5s Championship finale at Wembley

Kwan Browne says Canterbury must focus on their battle of Kent before turning their attention to ending East Grinstead’s indoor hockey dominance at Wembley on Sunday.

The city club will face finals day newcomers Sevenoaks – a side they have never beaten indoors – in the last-four of the England Hockey 5s Championships at 1.45pm.

The winners will play Reading or East Grinstead – who beat Canterbury in last year’s final – for the title and place in Europe.

Kwan Browne Picture: Ady Kerry.
Kwan Browne Picture: Ady Kerry.

Player-coach Browne said: “We are all sorted. We have kept the squad which got us here and are focusing solely on the first game.We have a game plan and are happy with what we have to do to get a win.”

Canterbury lost 6-4 against Sevenoaks in the opening weekend of National Premier Division action at St George’s Park, Burton, last month and also lost in the previous year’s league stage, going down 9-6 in January 2014.

However, the Trinidadian backed his players not to be overawed by the Wembley stage, adding: “A few years ago it was the first time a lot of the lads had experienced anything like it.

“It didn’t matter what I told them or explained about it beforehand, when they walked out and saw it all they were shell-shocked. We were playing East Grinstead and we went 3-0 down inside seven minutes.

“That experience and getting to the final last year, means the occasion will not faze them

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