South Africa

SA men lose to Argentina

2013-12-12 09:06
Taine Paton (Gallo Images)
Durban - Argentina beat the South Africa men’s hockey team 4-2 in the first Test at Riverside Sports Club in Durban North on Wednesday.

The South Americans led 2-0 at half-time.

The second Test in this five-Test series in KZN is at Kearsney College on Thursday (16:00).

Argentina scored through a Pedro Ibarra penalty corner in the fifth minute and field goals by Facundo Callioni (26th), Lucas Vila (36th) and Juan Martin Lopez (67th), while SA scored through field goals from Craig Haley (38th) and Taine Paton (40th).

Remaining fixtures:

2nd Test - Thursday (Kearsney, 16:00); 3rd Test - Saturday (Queensmead, 15:00); 4th Test - Monday, December 16 (Queensmead, 15:00); 5th Test - Tuesday, December 17 (UKZN Pietermaritzburg, 18:00).

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