New Zealand beat India by 1-0 in Six Nations Hockey Tournament


Spain: The hockey match between India and New Zealand held on Friday in Spain . New Zealand defeated India by 1-0 to reach to the position of finals.

In the last 18 minutes of the game, New Zealand’s Stephen Jenness scored the lone goal.

Earlier, India had lost with 0-4 score against Germany in the tournament before registering a fighting 2-1 win over Ireland in their next game.

The Indian team is now in the fourth position in the points table with just three points from one win and two defeats. Olympic champions Germany and Argentina are leading the chart with six points from two wins followed by Spain on three points from two games.

If India want to get the first position in the summit clash, Sardar Singh and his men anyhow have to beat Argentina tomorrow.

The Indians have to showcase consistent performance and avoid making mistakes at the backline if they desire to win tomorrow.

India will finish their round robin campaign against Spain on Sunday. The tournament is being held as a preparation for the upcoming Rio Olympic Games.