Hockey World Cup: Day 12 Review

The fifth-place finish helped Spain book a berth in Champions Trophy. For hosts, the eighth-place is their best show in 16 years.

Match 1: New Zealand vs South Africa

In a match where fortunes fluctuated from one side to another, it was New Zealand who held their nerves to beat South Africa 5-4 on penalty strokes.

Kiwis stumble to ninth position

Match 2: Argentina vs India

Argentina overcame India 4-2 in the seventh-eighth play-off. The eighth-place finish for the hosts is their best at the World Cup in 16 years.

Argentina drub sorry India

Match 3: Spian vs Korea

Two first half goals from Pol Amat helped Spain beat Korea 2-0 in the play-off for the fifth-sixth place at the hockey World Cup.

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