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As it happened | Hockey World Cup 2018: Full time! Canada 1-1 South Africa

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Dec 02, 2018, 06:38 PM IST

Players of Canada Hockey team in action against South Africa. Photograph:(Twitter)

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Pool C | Canada vs South Africa | 17:00 Hrs

02 Dec 2018, 6:34 PM (IST)


Canada and South Africa not separated after 4 quarter as the games ends in a draw.



02 Dec 2018, 6:34 PM (IST)

A deflection and its a long corner for South Africa. Soth Africa take referrel but in vain as refree says no reason to change on field decision and free hit for defense.

02 Dec 2018, 6:21 PM (IST)


Taylor Dart gets a green card and South Africa down to 10 players

02 Dec 2018, 6:15 PM (IST)

Quarter four begins. Canada on attack but the ball intercepted just outside the circle. 

02 Dec 2018, 6:09 PM (IST)

Penalty stroke for Canada as the ball hits the foot of post man And the teams scores the equaliser. Tupper took the penalty stroke and score the equaliser. Canada 1-1 South Africa




02 Dec 2018, 6:01 PM (IST)

And it's a GOAL!!!.

South Africa scores game's first goal to have an upper hand over Canada. 

Nqobile Ntuli scores a superb goal to increase their chances for atleast cross-over.

02 Dec 2018, 5:54 PM (IST)


02 Dec 2018, 5:48 PM (IST)

South Africa again in attacking mode but Canada are not an easy side to defeat. Both teams are in their best attack and defense. A different strategy can only be a game changer in this goalless (so far) game.   

02 Dec 2018, 5:34 PM (IST)

2nd quarter ends with quarter 1 results. Both the teams are still goalless. Although, South Africa are in attacking mode but have failed to convert their attack. Same goes for Canada as they have too missed chances to score. 

02 Dec 2018, 5:23 PM (IST)

2nd quarter began with high hopes but Canada missed it. Both the teams will look for improvement in their games. South Africa will be more alert and attentive as have already they wasted two penalties. 



02 Dec 2018, 5:19 PM (IST)

1st Quarter ends. Despite having the opportunity to score twice, South Africa failed to score as a brilliant drag flick as a deflection from Canada's Goal Keeper Carter touch bar and went above the crossbar.



02 Dec 2018, 5:16 PM (IST)

Penatly corner for South Africa. It was second corner for the team. but it went goalless 

02 Dec 2018, 4:51 PM (IST)

Both the teams are all set to lock horns and have announced their playing XI for today's clash.  



02 Dec 2018, 3:44 PM (IST)

In today's clash, Canada will play against South Africa at Odisha's Kalinga Stadium.

In their previous clashes, South Africa were vanquished by India as they suffered a 0-5  defeat, while Canada lost to Belgium 1-2 in a tight game. 

Here is the complete squad list of both the teams:


Head coach: Paul Bundy

Squad: Brandon Pereira, Scott Tupper (C), Gabriel Ho-Garcia, Oliver Scholfield, Richard Hildreth, Keegan Pereira, Balraj Panesar, Gordon Johnston, Brenden Bissett, James Wallace, Mark Pearson, Matthew Sarmento, John Smythe, Iain Smythe, James Kirkpatrick, Sukhi Panesar, David Carter, Antoni Kindler.

South Africa

Head coach: Mark Hopkins

Squad: Tyson Dlungwana, Austin Smith, Tim Drummond (C), Paebo Lembethe, Julian Hykes, Thomas Hammond, Dayaan Cassiem, Rhett Halkett, Richard Pautz, Taylor Dart, Taine Paton, Mohamed Mea, Jethro Eustice, Rassie Pieterse, Nicholas Spooner, Keenan Horne, Nqobile Ntuli, Gowan Jones.