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Hockey News of Monday, 12 September 2016


Ghana qualifies for FIH World Hockey League Round 2

Ghana have qualified for the Federation of International World Hockey Round 2 after emerging victors in both the male and female divisions in Round 1 of the League which was played at the Theodosia Okoh Hockey Stadium in Accra.

Ghana’s female team booked a place at the next round after defeating their rivals Kenya on Sunday afternoon, thanks to a lone goal by Rachael Bamfo.

The team had initially defeated their counterparts from Nigeria in the first game on Friday.

In the male division, the Black sticks kept their 100% record after defeating Nigeria 2-1 in the final game on Sunday having won against Namibia and Kenya respectively.

Ghana will now be competition in round 2 which will be in a knockout format.

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