Hockey World Cup: Canada, SA play out 1- 1 draw to stay alive

Updated: Dec 03, 2018, 17:40 IST | PTI

South Africa’s joy was shortlived as Canada equalised two minutes later when they were awarded a penalty stroke and skipper Scott Tupper took the onus on himself to level the match

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Bhubaneswar : Canada and South Africa played out a 1- 1 draw in their second Pool C match to stay afloat in the hockey World Cup here yesterday.

It was South Africa who took the lead in the 43rd minute through a fine reverse stick field goal by Nqobile Ntuli.

But South Africa’s joy was shortlived as Canada equalised two minutes later when they were awarded a penalty stroke and skipper Scott Tupper took the onus on himself to level the match.

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