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Hockeymannen lose world cup final

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Valentin Verga (left) and Jeroen Hertzberger to claim a penalty corner.

After the official playing time was still 0-0. In regular time there were hardly any opportunities for both countries. Wherefore, just as in the semi-final against Australia shoot-outs to bring the decision. This time, Orange in that heart-pounding decision to the shortest end.

Seve of Ass cannot avoid his man.

In 1998 grip Orange in their own country for the last time the world title. When won the team of the former coach Roeland Oltmans after extra time with 3-2 in Spain.

Four years ago, had the Dutch men the world title to Australia: 6-1 loss in the final. The Aussies held a bronze at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS. After the very exciting lost semi-final against the Netherlands on Saturday charged the disappointed Australia easy with England. The hockeyfans in the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar saw no less than nine goals, 8-1.

The Belgians were never higher than fifth place finishes at a world cup, but they were already second in the Olympic Games in Rio 2016.

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