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Argentina defeats Netherlands for WCup title

Argentina defeats Netherlands for WCup title

Argentina defeated defending champion the Netherlands 3-1 on Saturday to claim the women's field hockey World Cup title.
Carla Rebecchi scored goals in both halves and Noel Barrionuevo scored from a penalty corner to delighted a sellout home crowd of 12,000. Argentina won all of its seven games at the tournament and handed the Netherlands _ the defending Olympic champion _ its first loss of the World Cup.
England earned its first medal at a women's field hockey World Cup, defeating Germany 2-0 for the bronze earlier Saturday. Alex Danson scored in the 28th minute and Helen Richardson converted three minutes later.


Updated : 2021-02-28 15:02 GMT+08:00