Bhubaneswar:5/12/21: Argentina’s junior hockey team lifted the FIH Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup Champions title after beating Germany in a nail-biting final at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar today.
Argentina junior hockey team beat Germany junior hockey team 4-2 in the final of the Junior World Cup. This the second time Argentina won the Men’s Junior World Cup
Lautaro Domene, who scored all three of Argentina’s penalty corner chances, was named Player of the Match. In the last minute, Agostini sealed the championship trophy with his brilliant goal.
For Germany, Hayner and Phandt scored a goal each, but that was not enough to stop Argentina to win the final.
In semis, India suffered a crushing 1-3 defeat against France in the bronze medal match of the Hockey World Cup at the stadium.
French captain Timothy Clement converted three penalty corners for France in the 26th, 34th and 47th minutes to lead his side to a podium finish while for India, Sudeep scored only one goal in the 42nd minute.