Hockey World League Final: India aim a bronze finish

ANI | Updated: Dec 10, 2017 15:43 IST

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec 10 (ANI): The Indian Team will face Germany on Sunday in a hope to end the Hockey World League Finals with a bronze.

India had earlier edged past Belgium in the quarter final match to become the only team to defeat the tournament favourites here.

However, the hosts went down 0-1 to Olympic Champions Argentina in the semi-finals of the tournament while battling rain.

A day after India' semi-final defeat, Germany also received a 3-0 defeat in their respective game against World Champions Australia.

Germany were down with health issues as four of their top players including captain Martin Haner were under the grip of high fever.

Germany are still not confident to play with a full squad on Sunday and are afraid they may be left to face India in the bronze-medal match with a depleted squad.

However, Germany have an upper hand over India as they have already defeated the hosts 0-2 in their last league match of the tournament.

Despite being defeated earlier, India would still aim to sign off the tournament on a winning note.

Later today, the summit clash is scheduled between defending champions Australia and world no. 1 Argentina. (ANI)

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