"I congratulate all players for the feat. In this team there are two youths from Gujarat, bhai Yusuf Pathan and Munaf Patel. My special congratulations to them," he said.
"Gujarat government has decided that both Munaf and Yusuf would be awarded with the highest sports honours of the state - Eklavya Award," Modi said.
He said honouring Munaf and Yusuf would be in a way honouring the strength of the youths of the country.
The Eklavya award includes a cash prize of Rs. one lakh, a memento and a certificate of honour.