Wednesday, June 10, 2015

One match to go for women’s hockey team in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Malaysia are just one match away of retaining the women's hockey team gold medal.

Malaysia qualify for the final by chalking up their third consecutive victory, beating Indonesia 5-1 at the Sengkang Hockey Stadium on Tuesday.

Malaysia top the standings and will take on runners-up Thailand in the final on Friday.

In match against Indonesia, Noor Hasliza Mohd Ali scored a brace in the 11th and 53rd minute.

Fatin Mohd Sukri (26th), Sylvester Fazilla Silin (35th) and Siti Rahmah Othman (42nd) contributed the other goals.

Tiffani Makharti replied for Indonesia in 40th minute. It was the first goal Malaysia conceded in three matches.

National coach Mohd Nasihin Nubli said: "Although we beat Thailand 4-0 in the preliminary rounds, we are not going to take them lightly.

"We will train the next two days for the final match."

Thailand qualify for the final by edging Singapore 1-0.

The Star Online

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