Germany Edge Out Belgium 5-4 in Shoot-out to Win Title

Last Updated: January 29, 2023, 21:48 IST

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Germany beat Belgium in the finals to win the FIH World Cup 2023 (Twitter)

Germany clinched their third FIH Hockey World Cup title as the got the better of Belgium 5-4 on penalties after the scores were tied at 3-3 after full time

Germany made a remarkable comeback to beat defending champions Belgium 5-4 in the sudden death shoot-out after playing a 3-3 in regulation time to win the FIH Odisha Hockey Mens World Cup 2023 on Sunday.

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This is Germany’s third Hockey World Cup title after they won it in 2002 and 2006. With this, they draw level with Netherlands and Australia.

Germany also became the fourth team to register a come-from-behind win in a World Cup final. From a 2-0 deficit to a 3-2 to lead and ultimately a shootout, they eventually became champions.

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