Hockey World Cup 2018: Canada and South Africa battle to a 1-1 DRAW

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The 14th edition of Hockey World Cup is back in India and is all set to take place in Bhubaneshwar, Odhisa. The hockey world cup started on 28th November and will last till 16th December and will take place at the Kalinga Stadium. A total of 16 countries are participating in this event.

DAY 5 of the Hockey world cup 2018 show South Africa take on Canada and India take on Belgium.

In the game of two low tier, teams between No. 11 ranked Canada and No. 15 ranked South Africa.

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Both teams played hard and kept on attacking, but both failed to score by the end of the halftime. At the 43rd minute, Nqobile Ntuli gave South Africa it’s the first goal as he hit a reverse stick field goal to put the balls into the nets.

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The South African team’s lead was short lived as the Canadian captain Scott Tupper equalised just two minutes later in the 45th minute in the form of penalty corner conversion.

The Draw now keeps both teams in the race to remain in the Knockout rounds.

South Africa will play Belgium and Canada will take on the Indian side on 8th December at the Kalinga Stadium.

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