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

27 March 2017, 12:57 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.

First Published: Monday, March 27, 2017 12:28 PM
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