Indian women's hockey team lose to Canada 1-3

Indian women's hockey team went down against Canada 1-3 in their second match ahead of the Women's Hockey World League Round 2.

Published: 27th March 2017 12:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th March 2017 12:05 PM   |  A+A-

Indian women’s hockey team.

By PTI

WEST VANCOUVER: The Indian women's hockey team went down against Canada 1-3 in their second match ahead of the Women's Hockey World League Round 2 here.      

Canada struck in the eighth minute as Nikki Woodcroft scored a field goal to take a 1-0 lead. Stephanie Norlander doubled the lead in the second quarter in the 19th minute that put the hosts in the drivers seat.

At half time, Canada were comfortably placed at 2-0.      

It was the third quarter when the visiting side pulled one back with a penalty corner conversion by Gurjit Kaur. The 34th minute goal gave India a shot at coming back in the game.      

But, Karli Johansen's 49th minute goal sealed the fate of the game as India lost 1-3.      

India begin their World League Round 2 campaign on April 1 against Uruguay in their Pool A encounter.

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