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Hockey - Belgium beat Netherlands in shootout to win maiden World Cup


  • Hockey
  • Monday, 17 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Belgium became the sixth nation to win the men's hockey World Cup after winning a penalty shootout 3-2 against three-times champions Netherlands at Bhubaneswar's Kalinga Stadium on Sunday.

A goalless stalemate in regulation time forced the shootout which also resulted in a 2-2 deadlock after five penalties each in the all-European final.

   

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