Hockey World Cup 2023: The Hockey World Cup 2023 kicked off with the Argentina’s handsome win against South Africa in the first match of the tournament in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar.
Argentina dominated from the start and defeated South Africa by 1-0. The hero of Argentina’s victory in the match was Maico Casella, who scored a brilliant goal and shattered the African defence.
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No goal till half time
By the end of half time, none of the teams could manage to post the goal. Until then, both the teams tried their best to make the goals but the defence played a vital role.
Mikeo Casella scored a stormy goal
No team could score in the first and second quarters but Argentina began the third quarter on the offensive. The team continued to counter attack the South African goal post. They took advantage of the situation and Casella scored a brilliant goal on Toscani’s pass.
Argentina failed in all attacks in the fourth quarter
In the fourth quarter, Argentina’s defense stifled South Africa’s attacks. Argentina’s team managed to defend one goal till full time. In this way, Argentina defeated South Africa 1-0 in the first match of Hockey World Cup 2023. In Pool-A, Argentina’s team has reached the top with three points.
Hockey World Cup 2023 Today’s Matches: Here is today’s match
1. Argentina vs South Africa, Bhubaneswar, 1 PM
2. Australia vs France, Bhubaneswar, 3 PM
3. England vs Wales, Rourkela, 5 PM
4. India vs Spain, Rourkela, 7 PM
Where can I watch the live streaming of Hockey World Cup 2023?
You can enjoy the Hockey World Cup on the channels of Star Sports. You can watch the match on Star Sports 1, Star Sports Select 2, Star Sports Select 2 HD.
How to watch match on mobile and laptop
You can also watch live matches on mobile and laptop. For this, you can watch the match on the Disney + Hotstar app. Apart from this, you can also watch the match through the watch.hockey app or website.
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