Indian boys thrash Canada 4-0

09 Dec 2016 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
2016 Men's Hockey Junior WC: Day 1 Updates!

Hosts India went on to thrash Canada 4-0 in their opening game of Pool-D at the 2016 Men's Hockey Junior World Cup in Lucknow.

Mandeep Sigh scored the opening goal for India in the 35th minute. The next three goals came from Harmanpreet Singh in 46th, Varun Kumar in 60th and Ajit Pandey in 66th minute.

India will now face England on 10 December.

In context: 2016 Men's Hockey Junior WC: Day 1 Updates!

Pool CGermany start their campaign with a 2-1 win

Defending champions Germany were off to a winning start at the Hockey Junior World Cup in Lucknow.

They defeated Spain 2-1. Boeckel Anton and Herzbruch Timm scored a goal each in 25th and 63rd minute respectively.

In other pool C match, Japan lost to New Zealand 0-1. The only goal was scored by Logan Oliver in the 55th minute.

09 Dec 2016Indian boys thrash Canada 4-0

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England defeat South Africa 4-2

After an early setback of one of their players being stretched off from the field, England bounced back to defeat South Africa 4-2 in Pool D match. Ed Horler scored twice with Scott Peter and Griffiths Jonathan scoring a goal each.
Today's matches

09 Dec 2016Today's matches

Five matches will be played on 9 December from 10 am.

The first match will see Argentina taking on Austria in Pool A match. The match starts at 10 am.

In Pool B matches, Belgium will be up against Egypt while, Netherlands will face Malaysia.

Spain will be playing against Japan and New Zealand will play Germany in the Pool C matches.

Points distribution

Each winning team will be given three points, while in case of a draw one point will be given to each of the two teams. Top two teams from each pool will advance to the quarter-finals.