Indian women's hockey team suffered their first defeat on the South African tour as they went down to Germany 3-0 in an one-sided encounter at Stellenbosch. Lydia Haase and Pia-Sophie Oldhafer scored field goals, while Julia Muller converted a penalty corner to guide Germany to a convincing win.
The first period of the match started with both the teams moving cautiously in order to understand each other’s game plan. Both Germany and India concentrated on maintaining ball possession and a lot of the game was played in the mid-field. The first period ended with the score at 0-0. The second period started with India looking to make more attacking strides. The attacking intent was soon
The third period of the match started with Germany carrying the attacking momentum. Germany made many attacking moves in the period and
The next match of the South African tour will be played between India and Germany on 28.
Report Courtesy: Hockey India Media