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Australia claims fifth in World Cup

Australia claims fifth in World Cup

Australia defeated South Korea 2-1 on Friday to claim fifth place in the women's field hockey World Cup.
It was some consolation for former champion Australia, which failed to reach the semifinals.
In other playoff games on Saturday, New Zealand defeated China 3-0 for seventh place and India beat South Africa 4-3 to claim ninth. Japan defeated Spain 2-1 on Thursday for 11th place.
On Saturday, defending champion the Netherlands face Argentina in the title game. Germany and England play for third place.


Updated : 2021-04-13 07:37 GMT+08:00