Heartbreak for India

January 29, 2018

HockeyFour-nation hockey

Reference: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-sports/heartbreak-for-india/article22547183.ece

India suffered a heartbreaking loss to Belgium in penalty shoot-out after holding the World No. 3 to 4-4 in regulation time in the final of the Four-Nations Invitational hockey tournament’s second leg here on Sunday.

Felix Denayer, Sebastien Dockier and Arthur van Doren scored for Belgium in the shootout while Tanguy Cosyns (41), Cedric Charlier (43), Amaury Keusters (51) and Felix Denayer (56th minutes) found the target during regulation time. For India, Ramandeep Singh (29 and 53), Nilakanta Sharma (42) and Mandeep Singh (49) scorerd before shootout.

Japan beat New Zealand 4-1 in the shoot-out for the bronze medal after holding the Black Sticks 1-1 in regulation time.

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