Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018: ‘Underdogs’ Belgium Re-Write History

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An abrasive Belgium crushed previous champs, the Netherlands in an exciting conflict to win their first ever men’s hockey World Cup title at the Kalinga Stadium.

Olympic silver medallist Belgium made history by squeezing out a 3-2 win in the penalty shoot-out after the last match of the sport’s masterpiece occasion finished in a goalless draw.

It was an extraordinary day for Belgium hockey as the nation enlisted its second greatest global title after the Olympics silver in Rio in 2016.

In the last version of the World Cup at The Hague in Netherlands, Belgium had completed fifth.

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The Netherlands, then again, neglected to coordinate Pakistan’s record of a fourth world title for the second successive release.

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