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Belgium to meet India in quarterfinal on December 6
Sportslogon Team December 5th 2017


Bhubaneswar : A double goal haul by Luypaert Loick guided dark horse Belgium to edge out Netherlands by 3-0 goals in the last Pool-A league round match of the Odisha Hockey World League Final here on Tuesday. With the win undefeated Red Lions gathered nine points by the end of league round matches and become the group topper.

After the barren first quarter, Luypaert netted back to back goals in the 19th and 30th minutes through penalty corner. Boon Tom was joined with him and nailed the final goal in the 32nd minutes.

Belgium who awarded with 10 penalty corners and a penalty stroke in the match, they missed the penalty stroke and successfully converted three goals, while Netherlanders got five penalty corner but failed to convert a single one.

In the quarter final matches on Wednesday, Belgium and Spain will meet host India and Australia respectively. Similarly, Germany and England will face Netherlands and Argentina respectively on Thursday. .
This news was added and updated on : December 5th 2017
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