Hockey World League (Men's and Women's)

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Re: Hockey World League (Men's and Women's)

Post by sameerph » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:36 pm

We beat Chile 1-0. I guess that means we are almost thru to the QF. Of course, post that it will be tough.

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Re: Hockey World League (Men's and Women's)

Post by jaydeep » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:33 pm

Yes, with this win we have entered into the quarter-finals.

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Re: Hockey World League (Men's and Women's)

Post by ssp » Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:58 pm

Yes, into QF, where we will probably meet Germany (assuming we finish 4th) or hopefully, Japan or Ireland if we get 3rd. All depends on goal difference in our group as I suspect South Africa will finish level with us on points, but our 4-1 loss to USA may hurt us.

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Re: Hockey World League (Men's and Women's)

Post by ssp » Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:48 am

We will finish 3rd in the pool, following Chile's surprise win over South Africa & seeing that our final pool game is against Argentina.
I'm hoping Ireland or Japan finish 2nd in the other pool, as we always lose to England or Germany.

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Re: Hockey World League (Men's and Women's)

Post by ssp » Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:55 am

We ended up 4th in the pool and will play England in the QF today. Not much hope of winning this one as England are typical of the type of team that overwhelms us. Fast, physical and well organised.

On the positie side, we have kept the losses down to 3 goal margins.....so far! ;)

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Re: Hockey World League (Men's and Women's)

Post by arjun2761 » Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:31 pm

ssp wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:55 am
We ended up 4th in the pool and will play England in the QF today. Not much hope of winning this one as England are typical of the type of team that overwhelms us. Fast, physical and well organised.

On the positie side, we have kept the losses down to 3 goal margins.....so far! ;)
We lost the QF to England 1-4 but kept to within the 3 goal margin. :-(

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Re: Hockey World League (Men's and Women's)

Post by ssp » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:02 am

I knew we wouldn't have a chance against England or Germany 3 goal margins of defeat are better than usual.

We just can't get beyond our current level and the future looks bleak as our players are just too weak and slow.

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Re: Hockey World League (Men's and Women's)

Post by jaydeep » Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:10 am

The Indian women's hockey team finish eighth in Women's HWL Semi-Final ... Despite maintaining an upper hand throughout the match, India let the opponents score two goals in the final quarter.

For 7th Position
India l Ireland 1-2 (1-0)

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