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Hockey World Cup 2018 FINAL: Belgium Winners

Hockey World Cup 2018 FINAL: Belgium Winners

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Hockey World Cup 2018 FINAL: Belgium WinnersBelgium become the Winners of 2018 Hockey World Cup. They lift their first time World Cup title, they are the sixth country to lift up the World Cup. It was an equally poised match and both the teams, Netherland and Belgium played equally well and attacked the opponent with full force. But, as both teams played equally nice thus after 70mins it remained goalless so penalties were taken. In penalty shootouts also it came draw, both teams scored 2-2.So, sudden death started. In sudden death, Dutch Hertzberger failed to score and Belgium won the world cup. Belgium were the deserved winners as they didn’t lose a single match throughout the tournament. On the other hand, Netherlands lost their fourth final, most by any country.
Hockey World Cup Highlights: Belgium Reached Final by Defeating England

Hockey World Cup Highlights: Belgium Reached Final by Defeating England

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Hockey World Cup Highlights: Belgium Reached Final by Defeating EnglandEngland faced a horrible defeat in the semi final of Hockey World Cup, India. They were beaten by 6-0 goal by Belgium. Belgium players literally toyed with England defence in almost every quarters of the match. This historic win helped Belgium to reach their maiden world cup final.Alexander Hendrickx scored two goals at 45th and 50th minute converted two penalty corners. Tom Boon scored in 8th, Gougnard scored in 19th, Charlier scored in 42nd and Sebastien Dockier hit the net at 53rd minute. Belgium were fifth in the last edition of world cup at Hague. England was never in the game and this opportunity snatched by Belgians and made the semi-final look like a one sided encounter.
Hockey World Cup Highlights: India beat Canada 5-1

Hockey World Cup Highlights: India beat Canada 5-1

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Hockey World Cup Highlights: India beat Canada 5-1India qualify directly for the last-8 quarterfinals as they become the Top in Pool C with 7 points in their name, beating Canada by 5-1 goals. In first quarters Hosts were not in that swing which they showed in the last quarter. India scored 4 goals in successive sessions in 4th quarter to wash Canada out. Belgium also got 7 points in this pool holds the 2nd position, Man of the match was Lalit Upadhyay who scored a nice goal in the final quarter. India took the lead as Harmanpreet scored a goal in the first quarter but then Canada play on the counter attacks to overcome the goal. Canada equalized in 3rd quarter by Floris van Son. After that India got the lead by Vice Captain Chinglensana. On the other hand Canada qualified fo...
Hockey World Cup Highlights : India vs Belgium, 2-2 Draw

Hockey World Cup Highlights : India vs Belgium, 2-2 Draw

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Hockey World Cup Highlights: India vs Belgium, 2-2 Draw Very disappointing for India that to hold a strong position through all the match ended up winless by silly defending at the end, despite of trailing by one goal Belgium succeed to equalize in the 56th minute. Belgium were looking far better than the Hosts in the first half and scored their first goal in 8th minute via penalty, then Belgium did attacked continuously to get another lead but in the second half India started their flair and Harmanpreet Singh scored on 39th minute via a penalty, after that on 47th minute Simranjeet did the second goal to set India in a winning position. But in the end, the Indian defence faltered as Belgium drew their second match of the tournament. India will play against Canada and now they have to sec...