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Hockey News of Saturday, 27 February 2010

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Under-17 National Hockey Qualifies

The Ghana under-17 National Hockey team has qualified for the Junior Olympic Games in Singapore in August this year. This came after their tremendous performance in the Africa Olympic Qualifier which ended on 27th of February in South Africa.

The Ghana male hockey team scored their counterparts of South Africa by three goals to two on penalties after having drawn 2-2 respectively in the 70 minutes full time and 20 minutes extra time.

With this performance, the Ghana male team gained the only slot to represent the entire African Continent in Singapore. On the other hand, the under-17 team of Ghana beat their Zimbabwean counterpart by three goals to nil, making place the third position in the tournament