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Women's Hockey World League: Indian team lose 1-3 against Canada

The Indian Women's Hockey Team Faced A Defeat Against Canada In The 2nd Round Of The Women's Hockey World League On Monday. It Was A 1-3 Lost For India.

PTI | Updated on: 27 Mar 2017, 12:57:32 PM


The Indian women's hockey team faced a defeat against Canada in the 2nd round of the Women's Hockey World League on Monday. It was a 1-3 lost for India.

Canada struck in the eighth minute as Nikki Woodcroft scored a field goal to take a 1-0 lead. Stephanie Norlander doubled the lead in the second quarter in the 19th minute that put the hosts in the drivers seat.

At half time, Canada were comfortably placed at 2-0.

It was the third quarter when the visiting side pulled one back with a penalty corner conversion by Gurjit Kaur. The 34th minute goal gave India a shot at coming back in the game.

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But, Karli Johansen's 49th minute goal sealed the fate of the game as India lost 1-3

India begin their World League Round 2 campaign on April 1 against Uruguay in their Pool A encounter.

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First Published : 27 Mar 2017, 12:28:00 PM