South Africa Stun Pakistan, Korea Beat Poland In Classification Games of Junior Hockey World Cup

South Africa stunned erstwhile Asian powerhouse Pakistan four-one in the shoot-out to set up a ninth-10th location classification clash versus Korea in the FIH Junior Men’s Hockey Entire world Cup in Bhubaneshwar on Thursday. Trailing by two targets in the next quarter, South Africa produced a remarkable comeback soon after the adjust of ends.

When Pakistan scored three field targets via Abuzar (fifth minute), Abdul Shahid (25th) and Abdul Rehman (37th), South Africa produced a valiant fightback and converted two penalty corners via Senzwesihle Ngubane (32nd), and Person Morgan (37th) right before Idrees Abdulla discovered the equaliser in the thirty eighth minute from a field work to attract three-three level.

Thereafter both equally the teams tried out their best to discover the winner but unsuccessful in remaining execution irrespective of producing a couple fantastic chances.

In another classification recreation, Korea edged earlier Poland three-2.

Pakistan will consider on Poland in the eleven-twelfth location perform-off tie on Saturday at the Kalinga Stadium.

Korea scored via Jinyoung Hong (twelfth) and two field strikes from Kim Hyunwoo (twenty seventh, thirty third) to arise winners.

Poland’s both equally targets had been scored by Wojciech Rutkowski in the 21st and 26th minutes.

Before in the working day, Canada conquer United States four- even though Chile edged earlier Egypt in the 13th-16th location classification matches.

In the to start with match of the working day, Canada converted three penalty corners via Christopher Tardif (20th minute), Alexander Chook (25th) and Flynn McCulloch (thirty eighth). Chook scored a brace by also slotting property a penalty stroke in the 52nd minute.

Later on, Chile scored a fantastic field purpose via Raimundo Valenzuela in the 46th minute to set up a clash versus Canada in the 13-14th location perform-off recreation scheduled on Saturday.


Egypt and United States will consider on each other to keep away from the wooden spoon. Argentina will experience France in the to start with semifinal on Friday, even though defending champions India will perform six-time winners Germany for a location in Sunday’s summit clash.

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