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SA hockey men claim bronze

2011-12-04 16:07

Randburg - The South African men's hockey team upset world No 8 Argentina to win the bronze medal match of the Champions Challenge tournament at the Randburg Hockey Stadium on Sunday.

The South Africans won 3-1, after leading 2-1 at half-time.

World No 13 SA struck bronze via a trademark penalty corner by top tournament scorer Justin Reid-Ross of Northern Blues plus action goals from Taine Paton of KZN Raiders and Western Province’s Lloyd Norris-Jones.

The gold medal match between world hockey giants India and Belgium, who have already qualified for the London Olympics, kicks off at 16:30 on Sunday.

Sport24

Comments
  • goyougoodthing - 2011-12-04 17:17

    Well done!

  • Chloe - 2011-12-04 17:30

    If we are 3rd in world WHY is it an upset to beat the team in 8th ???

      carl.aspeling - 2011-12-05 19:55

      Mainly because we are 13th... not 3rd

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